Water policies can help improve life

Outlet: Gulfnews.com

March 27, 2012

Abu Dhabi: Experts told a regional conference on Water and Food Secuirty they are optimistic that the water problems are solvable.

“The way forward is to embrace the best of existing practices and at the same time look beyond them for innovative solutions,’ said professor Seetharam K. Easwaran, director of institute of Water policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.

Professor Easwaran stressed there is growing evidence that the countries that prioritised water policies in their national developmental agendas, succeeded in increasing the quality of life of their citizens, measured in terms of the human development index.