Localizing the New Urban Agenda and SDGs in Southeast Asia’s fast-growing cities and peri-urban areas

The PolyUrbanWaters project is developing and demonstrating practice-relevant tools that enable municipalities to implement polycentric approaches for urban development and integrated, cross-sectoral water management. The aim: new models for water-sensitive, sustainable and inclusive development that meet the localized needs and realities of urban areas.

retention pond
water treatment plant
waterway in residential area
dam
on-site sanitation
tree farm

Supporting cities, progressing holistic urban development

Through practice-oriented field study and the exchange of good practices, PolyUrbanWaters is supporting pilot cities in Southeast Asia to develop their capacities for strategic urban planning that incorporates polycentric management of urban waters.

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Project Updates

Vietnam Academy of Water - PolyUrbanWaters study group

4 December 2019
Water-Sensitive Cities in Vietnam: Assessing Opportunities & Constraints
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Sleman, Indonesia

15 November 2019
Contextual Studies in Sleman, Indonesia: Defining the Importance of Water
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