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Grow in Concert with Nature: Sustaining East Asia's Water Resources through Green Water Defense

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This study assesses advances in management practices, institutional and technological innovations for managing water scarcity sustainably under a changing climate. The report (a) provides an overview of the status of water resources in East Asia, the extent of physical water scarcity and potential changing climate impacts; (b) summarizes major management measures being implemented in selected countries where water is, or has the potential to become scarce, and how they fit in the green water defence (GWD) concept; (c) documents key lessons learned from best practices implementation; and (d) provides a road map for East Asian countries to apply the GWD approach in improving water security.