Global Diagnostic

Groundwater development and use have proceeded rapidly in recent years, often outside of governance frameworks. As a result, unrestricted pumping and pollution have led to threats to the sustainability of aquifers, and the allocation and use of groundwater have often been poorly aligned with society’s goals for equity, sustainability and efficiency. Hence, awareness has arisen in many countries of the need to improve groundwater governance.

Global Diagnostic (11.55 MB)
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