Water: How to manage a vital resource

Poor management, rather than scarcity, will be the cause of a possible water crisis – this was the main message from this Forum session. Scientific breakthroughs would help, but so would innovative policy thinking. Asit K. Biswas, Peter Brabeck-Letmathe and Angel Gurría agreed that water pricing could help avert a crisis, for instance.

OECD Observer Supplement, September 2007.

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