ADB's 4th Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project provided water to about 40 districts in the far western, midwestern, and eastern development regions of Nepal.
|Title||Water today, better lives tomorrow|
|Year of Publication||2004|
|Authors||Manila, PHAsian Deve|
|Publisher||Asian Development Bank|
|Place Published||Manila, Philippines|
|Keywords||case studies, community participation, cost recovery, fourth rural water supply and sanitation project (nepal), health education, low-income communities, nepal, projects, rural areas, safe water supply, sanitation, sdiasi, sdiman, women|
ADB's 4th Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project provided water to about 40 districts in the far western, midwestern, and eastern development regions of Nepal. In a case study, Â¿Water Today, Better Lives TomorrowÂ¿ , the folllowing lessons are shared:
The decision-making process for projects needs to be embedded in the beneficiary communities. If the communities do not make project decisions, their ownership of the project facilities will be weak, jeopardizing sustainability.