Transboundary river basins cover 62 percent of Africa's total area and, with the exception of island states, every African country has at least one international river in its territory.

The Indus Water Treaty between India and Pakistan has been an outstanding example of conflict resolution but scarcity of water in the basin states since the early 1990s has brought the agreement under strain and its "survival appears weak", according to this UN report.

This report on Developing Capacities for Water Integrity provides a reflective review of the approach to training and capacity development as a contribution to improved water governance and reduced risk of corruption in the water sector.

The water-related challenges have reached a climax with an unoptimistic future expected to feature more competition between users. This book on freshwater governance broadly illustrates key aspects of water governance. It maps the spectrum of decision-making from techno-centric and eco-centric approaches, to hybrid concepts and people-centric approaches.

Welcoming the debate on the assumptions underpinning water resource monitoring in India triggered by the Mihir Shah Committee report, the authors suggest that the proposed National Water Commission should focus on providing integrated data and science to help water managers and policymakers, avoiding getting directly involved in planning or regulation.

The Multi-track Water Diplomacy Framework specifies and tests a conceptual and analytical water diplomacy framework that identifies the key factors that affect water cooperation.

Water diplomacy will play an increasingly important role in preventing, mitigating and resolving a growing number of water-related conflicts around the world. However, the theory and practice of cooperation over shared waters and the implementation of multi-track water diplomacy are not sufficiently developed.

Statistics South Africa released the Water and Sanitation: an in-depth analysis of the General Household Survey, 2005-2015 and Community Survey 2016 data report, according to the report, nationally, 92,5% of households had access to improved drinking water sources.

The Water Policy of NCT Delhi consists of a series of policy statements each of which will have to be elaborated into an actionable program by a working group. Components of different statements could converge on a common objective.

Drought, flooding, and water-related regulations cost leading multinationals $14bn last year, according to a new report from CDP which argues many corporations are failing to do enough to address water risks.

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