The wealth of waste

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THE WEALTH OF WASTE
The economics of wastewater use in agriculture

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    FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2010


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ISBN: 978-92-5-106578-5

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Contents

Part I   [827kb]

Acknowledgments
Summary
List of Acronyms

1. Introduction to wastewater reuse

Part II   [525kb]

2. A regional perspective: introduction to the case studies from Spain & Mexico
3. An economic methodology for assessing the feasibility of using recycled water in agriculture

Appendix to Chapter 3: Further guidance on the methodology of cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analysis relevant to the economic appraisal of wastewater reuse projects.

Part III   [612kb]

4. Results and conclusions from case study analyses
5. A planning framework for wastewater reuse
6. Conclusions

References
ANNEX
OFFICIAL DOUCMENTS RELEVANT TO MEXICO CASE STUDIES


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