Document Type

Book Section

Publication Date

4-2022

ISBN

978-92-3-100507-7

Abstract

Groundwater policy defines objectives, ambitions and priorities for managing groundwater resources, for the benefit of society. Planning translates policy into programmes of action. Both are often part of a wider water resource policy and planning framework, but the specific challenges pertaining to groundwater have traditionally received less attention than surface water.

The terms ‘policy,’ ‘strategy’ and ‘plans’ are used interchangeably in many countries and contexts.

First Page

155

Last Page

162

Num Pages

8

Publisher

UNESCO

Rights

This report is published by UNESCO on behalf of UN-Water. The list of UN-Water Members and Partners can be found on the following website: www.unwater.org. This publication is available in Open Access under the Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO (CC-BY-SA 3.0 IGO) license (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/igo/). By using the content of this publication, the users accept to be bound by the terms of use of the UNESCO Open Access Repository (www.unesco.org/open-access/terms-useccbysa- en).

Book Title

he United Nations World Water Development Report 2022: Groundwater: Making the invisible visible

Book Author

UNESCO World Water Assessment Programme

FIle Type

PDF

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