12. UN Policies Sustainability

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Unformatted text preview: have no access to clean drinking water •  Around 2.4 billion people do not have adequate sanita@on Water and Sanita@on Key Issues: •  Prevent water pollu@on to reduce health hazards •  Protect ecosystems •  Introduce technologies for affordable sanita@on, industrial and domes@c water treatment •  Water related diseases: –  Cholera –  Dengue and Hemorrhagic Fever –  Diarrhea –  Hepa@@s –  Lead poisoning –  Malaria 3 11/13/12 Energy •  Some 2 billion people lack access to electricity ad rely on tradi@onal fuel sources such as firewood, kerosene, or biomass for their cooking and hea@ng. •  Example: Hai@an deforesta@on Energy Key Issues: •  Focus on access to energy in rural areas •  Energy conserva@on and energy efficiency – –  building design and management, –  beEer mass transporta@on, –  advanced and innova@ve cleaner technologies for food produc2on Agriculture •  Agriculture is central to sustainable development •  About 70% of the poor in developing countries live in rural areas and depend in one way or another on agriculture f...
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