Capacity Development Training Workshop on Water and Sustainable – Volume II – Case studies




Sustainable development is a ‘development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs’ (UN, 1987). Embedded in this definition are two key concepts: a) the concept of needs, in particular essential needs of the world’s poor, to which overriding priority should be given; and b) the idea of limitations imposed by the state of technology and social organization on the environment’s ability to meet the present and future needs’ (UN, 1987). The link between water and sustainable development was stressed by the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon: ‘Water is at the core of sustainable development as it is closely linked to a number of key global challenges.


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