Key messages: communities manage!, communities will pay . . . . . . a little and communities require significant ongoing support, whilst recognising that national research capacity-building is an important output of development aid funded research – with significant resource implications.
|Title||Community management of rural water supply systems : research brief|
|Publication Type||Briefing Note|
|Year of Publication||2016|
|Publisher||IRC, Cranfield University and DFAT Australian Aid|
|Place Published||The Hague, The Netherlands|
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 presents the main research findings and suggestions for further research