Acquire Technologies and Appropriate Tools to Manage Water Resources

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Acquire Technologies and Appropriate Tools to Manage Water Resources

LAST UPDATE

09 March 2012

TARGET AREA

BEST PRACTICE IN:

Project ImplementationResearch and Development

KEY SECTOR:

Water Resources Management

FUNDING AMOUNT:

USD 1,000,001 - USD 5,000,000
Description of Intervention

Develop a wastewater policy and wastewater treatment implementation strategy and to undertake sewage and wastewater treatment technology assessments focusing on coral island needs and priorities including a diagnostic analysis of areas of critical concerns related to climate change adaptation.

Problems to be Addressed

Waste water treatment and management issues

Aims

Operationalize wastewater treatment to maintain resilience of water resources and coral reef biodiversity in the face of climate hazards.

Objectives

• To strengthen institutional arrangements for effective intersectoral coordination and management of wastewater pollution prevention;
• To identify and demonstrate on the ground innovative, appropriate and cost‐effective wastewater treatment technologies;
• To develop mechanisms to learn the lessons and best practices from the project and share the knowledge gained; and
• To ensure the financial viability for sustainable wastewater treatment.

How It Fits into the EbA Concept

The project aims at developing wastewater policy for safeguarding water resource, and biodiversity of Coral resource. The project is a proactive measures to the impacts of climate change on water resources and it fits into the CCA concept.

Relevent Publications

Project Profiles: National Adaptation to Climatic Change: http://www.maldivespartnershipforum.gov.mv/pdf/Environment.pdf