How Innovation and Local Knowledge Can Combat Water Scarcity

ADBI News Release | 12 April 2024

For millions of people around the world, water insecurity is not a problem of the future, it is happening now. Governments and authorities often look for technical solutions but can overlook the importance of local and cultural knowledge in managing resources.

Sociocultural Dimensions in Water Resources Management: Policies, Practices, and Challenges examines the obstacles communities face in overcoming water scarcity amid economic hardships and unpredictable weather patterns. It proposes innovative and collaborative policy approaches that can be combined with adaptive measures to help countries in Asia meet the needs of their people.

Finding sustainable ways to manage water is complex but has never been more important.

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