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Water demand is defined as the volume of water requested by users to satisfy their needs. In a simplified way it is often considered equal to water abstraction, although conceptually the two terms do not have the same meaning. (EEA)

Contributors of this section:
Nesrine Khaled, Communication Officer of the Regional Water Demand Initiative (WaDImena)-
International Development Research Centre (IDRC); Middle East and North Africa Regional Office, Giza, Egypt.

URL Plan Bleu
URL Regional Water Demand Initiative (WaDImena)
Pointer Regional Water Demand Initiative (WaDImena) - EMWIS Water projects database
Document The Political Economy of Water Demand Management in Yemen and Jordan: A Synthesis of Findings
URL Water demand management in the Mediterranean, progress and policies, Zaragoza, 19-21/03/2007
PDF Water demand management, progress and policies: Proceedings of the 3rd Regional Workshop on Water and Sustainable Development in the Mediterranean Zaragoza, Spain, 19 - 21 March 2007 Download
URL Water demands in the Júcar RBD
URL Working Paper 1: WDM Definitions, Criteria & Notions of Social Innovation & Political Economy
URL Working Paper 2: WDM, Poverty & Equity
URL Working Paper 3: Gender & WDM in MENA region
URL Working Paper 4: Institutions for Effective Water Demand Management
5th Mediterranean Water Forum