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Green Hills, Blue Cities - an Ecosystems Approach to Water Resources Management for African Cities

Author: C. Mafuta, R.K. Formo, C. Nellemann, F. Li
Organisation: United Nations Environment Programme, GRID-Arendal
Publish Date: 2011
Country: Africa
Sector: Environment
Method: Forecasting
Theme: Sustainability
Type: Report
Language: English
Tags: Ecosystems, Water Resources Management, Water, Agriculture, Sustainability, Sanitation, Urban, Forecasting, Cities

This report, jointly produced by UNEP and UN-HABITAT in collaboration with the Africa Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) and funded by Tongji University, the Ministry of Science and Technology of China and Bayer Foundation, shows that there is a way forward for a more sustainable future where restoration of ecosystems, often in the green hills and watersheds surrounding cities, can provide cheaper, efficient and resilient water supply systems in a changing world.
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