Barron, J. (ed) and Stockholm Environment Institute (2009). Rainwater harvesting: a lifeline for human well-being : a report prepared for UNEP. x, 69 p. Nairobi, Kenya: UNEP. ISBN: 978-92-807-3019-7
This publication highlights the link between rainwater harvesting, ecosystems and human well being and draws the attention of readers to both the negative and positive aspects of using this technology and how the negative benefits can be minimized and positive capitalized.
It discusses watershed management, rainfed agriculture, forestry, urban water management and flood mitigation, rural water supply and climate change.