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The aim of the 'Community Water plus' research project has been to give DFAT Australian Aid, other donors, IFIs and low-income country governments the evidence base to determine and justify the investment and ongoing resources needed to support community rural water services in low-income countries over the long-term. This briefing note provides the main policy implications from the research.

The key messages are: 'Communities manage!', 'Communities will pay . . . . a little' and 'Communities need ongoing support'. To sponsors: 'Go big or go home!', 'If you built it, you own it ....' and 'Sanitation requires water'.

TitleCommunity management of rural water supply systems : policy brief
Publication TypeBriefing Note
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsFranceys, R.
Pagination2 p.
Date Published08/2016
PublisherIRC, Cranfield University and DFAT Australian Aid
Place PublishedThe Hague, The Netherlands
Publication LanguageEnglish
Abstract

The aim of the 'Community Water plus' research project has been to give DFAT Australian Aid, other donors, IFIs and low-income country governments the evidence base to determine and justify the investment and ongoing resources needed to support community rural water services in low-income countries over the long-term. This briefing note provides the main policy implications from the research.

The key messages are: 'Communities manage!', 'Communities will pay . . . . a little' and 'Communities need ongoing support'. To sponsors: 'Go big or go home!', 'If you built it, you own it ....' and 'Sanitation requires water'.

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