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Serving the water and sanitation sector : resource centre experiences, developments and future trends

Summary of the concepts developed and lessons learnt through the STREAM project in the period from mid 1998 to mid 2001. It describes the basic concepts and highlights the major constraints for generating and sharing knowledge. Attention is given to the patterns of development and characteristics of resource centres and some typical features of resource centres and their role in knowledge generation and sharing are mentioned. The publication concentrates on how resource centres can be strengthened through diagnosing their potential and utilising tools developed for the purpose of strengthening individual centres. Finally it addresses the building of a global coalition of resource centres.

TitleServing the water and sanitation sector : resource centre experiences, developments and future trends
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsRaschid-Sally, L., Snel, M., Bastemeijer, T.F.
Secondary TitleProject and programme papers / IRC
Volumeno. 7
Pagination56 p. : 11 boxes, 2 fig., 1 tab.
Date Published2002-01-01
PublisherIRC
Place PublishedDelft, The Netherlands
Keywordscapacity building, information transfer, networks, resource centres, sdipol
Abstract

Summary of the concepts developed and lessons learnt through the STREAM project in the period from mid 1998 to mid 2001. It describes the basic concepts and highlights the major constraints for generating and sharing knowledge. Attention is given to the patterns of development and characteristics of resource centres and some typical features of resource centres and their role in knowledge generation and sharing are mentioned. The publication concentrates on how resource centres can be strengthened through diagnosing their potential and utilising tools developed for the purpose of strengthening individual centres. Finally it addresses the building of a global coalition of resource centres.

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