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Asia & Pacific is part of / comprises: · Asia & Pacific · Australasia · Central Asia · Eastern Asia · Pacific Islands · Southeastern Asia · Southern Asia · Western Asia ·
Countries of Asia & Pacific: · Afghanistan · Australia · Bahrain · Bangladesh · Bhutan · Brunei · Cambodia · China · Cook Islands · Cyprus · East Timor · Fiji · Gaza Strip · India · Indonesia · Iran · Iraq · Israel · Japan · Jordan · Kazakhstan · Laos · Lebanon · Malaysia · Maldives · Mongolia · Myanmar · Nepal · New Zealand · North Korea · Oman · Pakistan · Palestine · Papua New Guinea · Philippines · Qatar · Samoa · Saudi Arabia · Singapore · Solomon Islands · South Korea · Sri Lanka · Syria · Taiwan · Tajikistan · Thailand · Turkmenistan · United Arab Emirates · Uzbekistan · Vanuatu · Vietnam · West Bank · Yemen ·
Water Basins of Asia & Pacific: · Amu Darya · Amur · An Nahr/Al Kabir · Aral Sea · Asi-Orontes · Astara Chay · Atrak · BahuKalat-Rudkhanehye · Bangau · Bei Jiang-Hsi · Beilun · Ca-Song Kai · Caspian · Citarum · Coruh · Dasht · Fenney · Fly · Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna · Golok · Han · Har Us Nur · Hari-Harirud · Helmand · Huang He · Ibi · Ili-Balkhash · Indus · Irrawaddy · Isfara · Jordan-Dead Sea · Kaladan · Karnaphuli · Kelani · Kowl-E-Namaksar · Kura-Araks · Lake Ubsa-Nur · Loes · Ma · Mekong · Merauke · Miyako · Murgab · Nahr El Kebir · Ob · Pakchan · Panduruan · Pu Lun To · Red-Song Hong · Saigon-Song Nha Be · Salween · Samur · Sembakung · Sepik · Song Vam Co Dong · Sujfun · Tami · Tarim · Tigris-Euphrates-Shatt al Arab · Tjeroaka-Wanggoe · Tumen · Volga · Wadi Al Izziyah · Walawe · Yalu · Yodo · Zarqa ·


edit Facts & Figures
Area 35,457,408 km2
  Land 34,580,895 km2
  Water 876,513 km2
Population 4,088,000,000
Population Density 115 /km2
UN Presence
Land Use:
Cultivated Land 5,525,160 km2
  Arable 5,525,160 km2
  Permanent Crops 643,329 km2
Irrigated Land 1,827,950 km2
Average Annual Rainfall 1,163 mm
Total Available Renewable Water Resources 16,436 km3
Total Water Withdrawals 2214 km3/yr
References and Remarks


Contents


Region Profile: Climate, Geography, Socio-Economic Context

This region supports some 60% of the world’s population with only 36% of the world’s water resources. Growing population, rapid urbanization and economic development put heavy pressure on freshwater resources and further accentuate the disparities in their natural distribution. With major transboundary rivers characterizing much of Asia, regional cooperation among riparian countries surfaces as an important issue, and benefit-sharing is a paramount concern – one that is also highlighted in the third edition of the World Water Development Report, which this volume accompanies.

Region Profile: Water Bodies and Resources

Region Profile: Legal and Institutional Environment

Region Profile: Trends in Transboundary Water Management

Region Profile: Challenges and Opportunities

Articles

Recently updated articles on Asia & Pacific
  1. Image:WBAsiaIrrigation.jpg ‎(765 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Inland Waterway Transport (IWT) ‎(35,618 views) . . Mikel
  3. Asia & Pacific/projects ‎(6,498 views) . . WikiBot
  4. Asia & Pacific/publications ‎(1,276 views) . . WikiBot
  5. Asia & Pacific/articles ‎(1,577 views) . . WikiBot
  6. Asia & Pacific/Maps ‎(1,435 views) . . WikiBot
  7. Asia & Pacific/who is who ‎(1,459 views) . . WikiBot
  8. Communicating for Results - A Communication Planning Guide for International Waters Projects ‎(24,210 views) . . WikiBot
  9. Barriers to Community Based Water Supply and Sanitation in India ‎(10,060 views) . . WikiBot
  10. Access to Water in the Slums of the Developing World ‎(10,530 views) . . WikiBot


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Projects and Case Studies

Projects in or about Asia & Pacific

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  1. Sanitation and Water Supply Management for BT Uekera School Project ‎(1,519 views) . . Fabianova
  2. Kotene Sanitation and Water Supply Enhancement Project, Fiji ‎(1,936 views) . . Fabianova
  3. Partnership for development: providing sustainable access to water, Thailand ‎(2,140 views) . . Katy.norman
  4. Portfolio Learning in International Waters with a Focus on Oceans, Coasts, and Islands and Regional Asia/Pacific and Coral Triangle Learning Processes ‎(2,156 views) . . Katy.norman
  5. Mass Awareness On Water Conservation and Development, Pakistan ‎(3,866 views) . . Katy.norman
  6. Restoration, Protection and Sustainable Use of the Sistan Lakes Basin ‎(2,542 views) . . Katy.norman
  7. Working with Communities to Meet Water and Sanitation Needs Sustainably in the Recovery of Selected Tsunami Affected Countries, Thailand ‎(1,918 views) . . WikiBot
  8. West Pacific East Asia Oceanic Fisheries management Project, under the Coral Triangle Initiative ‎(1,907 views) . . WikiBot
  9. Water supply scheme for community in Sri Pada Area ‎(2,697 views) . . WikiBot
  10. Water supply for the Boralugoda village community, Sri Lanka ‎(2,155 views) . . WikiBot
  11. Uplift the livelihood condition of Eppawala Grama Niladhari Division Community by providing safe drinking water by Community Development Centre, Aranayaka. ‎(2,409 views) . . WikiBot
  12. Uplifting the livelihood of Moragammana Village community through rain water harvesting ‎(2,150 views) . . WikiBot
  13. UN Joint programme on Water and Sanitation in Mongolia ‎(2,459 views) . . WikiBot
  14. The Laulii Rainforest Reserve: Nature Trail Development - Phase 1, Samoa ‎(1,862 views) . . WikiBot
  15. Sustainable development of rural economy through mitigation of water scarcity in dry zone, Sri Lanka ‎(2,474 views) . . WikiBot


Case studies in or about Asia & Pacific

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  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Jordan River Basin Part II ‎(29,758 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Aral Sea Basin ‎(26,247 views) . . Katy.norman
  3. Facing Water Challenges in the Cholistan Desert, Pakistan: A WWDR3 Case Study ‎(24,337 views) . . WikiBot
  4. Facing Water Challenges in the Yellow River Basin, China: A WWDR3 Case Study ‎(23,105 views) . . WikiBot
  5. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Jordan River Basin Part I ‎(22,476 views) . . Adriana.miljkovic
  6. Facing Water Challenges in the Aral Sea, Uzbekistan:A WWDR3 Case Study ‎(22,168 views) . . WikiBot
  7. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Mekong River Basin ‎(21,158 views) . . Adriana.miljkovic
  8. Facing Water Challenges in the Pacific Islands:A WWDR3 Case Study ‎(20,499 views) . . WikiBot
  9. Facing Water Challenges in Bangladesh at the confluence of the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna Rivers: A WWDR3 Case Study ‎(15,607 views) . . WikiBot
  10. Facing Water Challenges in the Han River Basin, Korea:A WWDR3 Case Study ‎(12,731 views) . . WikiBot
  11. Mekong Case Study ‎(12,064 views) . . Katy.norman
  12. Jordan Case Study ‎(9,260 views) . . Katy.norman
  13. Facing Water Challenges in the Walawe Basin, Sri Lanka: A WWDR3 Case Study ‎(7,542 views) . . WikiBot
  14. Lessons on Cooperation Building to Manage Water Conflicts in the Aral Sea Basin ‎(7,199 views) . . Katy.norman


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Publications

5 most recently updated publications on Asia & Pacific
  1. National IWRM Diagnostic Report Papua New Guinea ‎(2,200 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. National IWRM Diagnostic Report Samoa ‎(1,656 views) . . Katy.norman
  3. National IWRM Diagnostic Report Cook Islands ‎(1,685 views) . . Katy.norman
  4. Cambodia Country Paper - Asian Water Development Outlook ‎(2,043 views) . . Katy.norman
  5. Sanitation Demand and Supply in Cambodia ‎(1,774 views) . . Katy.norman


5 most popular publications on Asia & Pacific
  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Jordan River Basin Part II ‎(29,758 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Aral Sea Basin ‎(26,247 views) . . Katy.norman
  3. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Jordan River Basin Part I ‎(22,476 views) . . Adriana.miljkovic
  4. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Mekong River Basin ‎(21,158 views) . . Adriana.miljkovic
  5. Mekong Case Study ‎(12,064 views) . . Katy.norman


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Who is Who

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References


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