no·ri·a (nôrʹē-ə) n. A water wheel with buckets attached to its rim, used to raise water
from a stream, especially for transfer to an irrigation channel.
    [Spanish, from Arabic]
NORIA21SM - Normative, Oriented towards Results, Indicator Analysis for the 21st century. 
Using this framework, we derive a set of common objectives and indicators of sustainable development
and help with their implementation.