Towards a Green Economy Pathways to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication, PART I: Investing in natural capital, Water

This chapter identifies the contributions that water can play in assisting a transition to a green economy. It makes the case for early investment in water management and infrastructure to make greater use of biodiversity and ecosystem services. It also provides guidance on the government arrangements and policy reforms that can sustain and increase the benefits associated with such a transition.