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  • Small-Scale, Private Water Service Provision: Case Studies of Tanzania, Uganda and KenyaJan 5, 2012Small-Scale, Private Water Service Provision: Case Studies of Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya

  • User's Guide on Assessing Water GovernanceSep 16, 2013User's Guide on Assessing Water Governance

  • Oct 31, 2011Fighting Corruption in the Water Sector

  • Jul 1, 2007Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources in the Pungwe Drainage BasinThis report presents the use a combination of climate and hydrological models to assess the possible consequences of future global warming on the water resources in the Pungwe catchment up until 2050. By generating on information on future trends in water resource availability in the basin the project seeks to identify possible adaptation needs over the coming years.

  • Dec 30, 2001Closing The Loop: Ecological Sanitation for Food SecurityThis publication presents a shift in the way people think about and act upon human excreta. It notes that Human excreta are a resource not a waste. Ecological sanitation is a "closed loop" approach preventing pollution by recycling nutrients and organic matter. Ecological sanitation is applicable for rural areas and for rich and poor alike.

  • Nov 13, 2006Community Water Initiative: BrochureSince 2004, the Community Water Initiative (CWI) has supported decentralized, innovative, low-cost, and community-based water resource management and water supply and sanitation projects in rural areas. CWI is part of the Global Environment Facility's Small Grants Programme.

  • Nov 27, 2006Resource Guide: Mainstreaming Gender in Water ManagementThe Guide is a reference document designed to facilitate access to available literature and resources regarding gender and IWRM; improve the sustainability and effectiveness of water-related activities through incorporation of gender equality and diversity; and improve understanding and awareness of gender concepts through an easy reference to existing materials, cases, and tools. Download this Document * Complete Report English

  • Mar 15, 2005FACTSHEET: Water Governance: The Gender DimensionThe factsheet highlights community action and social mobilization around the provision of basic social services such as water can be an effective 'entry point' for promoting women's empowerment. Having a leadership role in community management of water supplies can increase women's social capital as well as their bargaining power within the household.

  • Water Adaptation in National Adaptation Programmes for ActionMar 9, 2009Water Adaptation in National Adaptation Programmes for Action

  • Nov 29, 2008International Conference on the Right to Water and Sanitation: Conference ReportThe International Conference on the Right to Water and Sanitation in Theory and Practice considered a number of key questions including the implications of the right for legal and economic regimes; the allocation of scarce water resources; international development; and the rights of women, indigenous peoples and minorities. The report summarizes the presentations from the Conference.

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