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Asian Development Bank
Water pages of the ADB which is a multilateral development finance institution dedicated to reducing poverty in Asia and the Pacific.
European Central Bank
Useful source of Euro Exchange Rates
Management Consultancies Association
Represents the leading UK based management consultancy firms
The World Bank - Economic Indicators
Authoratitive site for base comparative data on environmental economics, information, project benchmarking, policies, green accounting.
UN System of Environmental Economic Accounting - SEEA
The System of Environmental Economic Accounting (SEEA) organizes and presents statistics on the environment and its relationship with the economy.
The SEEA is a statistical system that brings together economic and environmental information into a common framework to measure the condition of the environment, the contribution of the environment to the economy and the impact of the economy on the environment. The SEEA contains an internationally agreed set of standard concepts, definitions, classifications, accounting rules and tables to produce internationally comparable statistics.
The SEEA facilitates better informed decision-making. The system of accounts offers a means of monitoring: pressures exerted by the economy on the environment, in terms of abstraction of natural resources and emissions; impacts in terms of changes in environmental condition; and how the economy responds in terms of expenditure on environmental protection and resource management.
UN System of Environmental Economic Accounting for Water - SEEAW
The System of Environmental-Economic Accounts for Water (SEEA-Water) is an integrated approach to water monitoring, bringing together a wide range of water related statistics across sectors into one coherent information system. The SEEA-Water is a sub-set of the UN 2008 SNA system, forming the conceptual framework and set of accounts which presents hydrological information alongside economic information in a consistent way.
United Nations Statistics Division
United Nations Statistics Division The Statistics Division compiles statistics from many international sources and produces global updates, including the Statistical Yearbook, World Statistics Pocketbook and yearbooks in specialized fields of statistics. It also provides to countries, specifications of the best methods of compiling information so that data from different sources can be readily compared.
World Bank - Data and Statistics Pages
Access to global datasets, and WB on-line databases etc. Almost all the data reported in this site are derived, either directly or indirectly, from official statistical systems organized and financed by national governments. The World Bank, in collaboration with many other agencies is actively involved in improving both the coverage of and effectiveness of these systems.
World Bank e-Library
Subscription based e-library of vast range of WB documents and reports. An online, fully cross-searchable portal of over 3,000 World Bank documents. The collection consists of over 1,400 World Bank publications and over 2,000 Policy Research Working Papers
World Bank Water Economics Pages
Water Economics deals with the economic aspects of water including the economic analysis of water resources and water supply and sanitation projects and examines recent advances in water economics methodology, tools, and applications. The World Bank has been active in supporting water pricing reforms in multiple sectors, economic analysis of costs and benefits of water projects, and the associated knowledge-base, modeling tools and institutional strengthening.
World Bank Water Pricing Pages
Links and further resources on World Bank policy in water pricing.
World Water Council - Financing Water for All
The World Water Council and the Global Water Partnership have jointly developed a website aiming to provide information on the follow-up activities which have been initiated since the publication of "Financing Water for All", the report of the World Panel on Financing Water Infrastructure. Serving as a platform of information, it is expected that organizations which initiate or implement actions will use this structure to promote their activities and get inspired by good practices.
World Bodies ...
The World Bank
One of the world's largest sources of development assistance. Extensive source of statistics, information, policy initiatives and guidance on water related issues. Links to IBRD, IDA and IFC
Economics Web Institute
Useful site for exploring basic economic models and theories, with interactive software tools.
John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Academic & Technical Publishers
E-mail: email@example.com +44 (0) 1243843 294
The Handbook of Water Economics - Principles and Practice
ISBN: 0-471-98571-6, C Green, March 2003 424p. Resource management techniques, policy formulation and evaluation in water sector
International Conference on Water Economics, Statistics and Finance
8-10 July 2005, Rethymno, Greece. An international conference that will focus on economic, financial and statistical aspects of water and sanitation. The conference is being planned by the IWA Statistics & Economics Specialist Group with the co-operation and sponsorship of the Department of Economics of the University of Crete and IWA.
Water Experts Network
Water Experts Network is a virtual network of freelance water experts from all over the world.
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WORLD BANK - Health and Population Statistics Data Portal
HealthStats is the World Bank’s comprehensive database of Health, Nutrition and Population (HNP) statistics. It includes over 250 indicators on topics such as health financing, HIV/AIDS, immunization, malaria and tuberculosis, health workforce and health facilities use, nutrition, reproductive health, population and population projections, cause of death, non-communicable diseases, water and sanitation.