The Water Poverty Index as an Assistant Tool for Drawing Strategies of the Egyptian Water Sector:

Created at:2011-05-01

Prepared by:sru

It aimed at developing strategies for the water sector in integrated manner and using of the Water Poverty Index (WPI) to be applied as a holistic tool for the conceptualization of water strategies in Egypt. The WPI herein considers; water availability, access to water taking into account energy as a factor to water system operation), capacity to manage the water system considering the gender perspective, allocation of water uses considering the economic value of water and quality of the environment.