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Journal: Water Policy
Water Policy wp2019048.
Published: 29 March 2019
... political leaders to move their government agencies to take proactive steps for better and sustainable water management, while galvanising businesses and civil society in the same direction. In February 2017, the HLPW gathered a group of experts who concluded that valuing water effectively would benefit...
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Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development washdev2019086.
Published: 15 March 2019
... that concerns about cost recovery and risk reduction on the part of the utility prevail over those about the quantity, quality and affordability of the service for the poor. Past efforts of development agencies and governments to improve access to potable water have paid off: 96% of the world's...
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Journal: Water Policy
Water Policy wp2019164.
Published: 27 February 2019
... A. & Scheumann W. , ( 2013 ). Evolution of transboundary politics in the Euphrates–Tigris river systems: new perspectives and political challenges . Global Governance 19 , 279 – 305 . https://doi.org/10.5555/1075-2846-19.2.279 . Komatina D. , Groselj S , . ( 2015...
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Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development washdev2019090.
Published: 15 February 2019
... national government policies, guidelines, or standards within these domains facilitate the integration and institutionalization of WASH FIT. Political advocacy can play an important role in activating the WASH FIT process and fostering ownership of WASH FIT actions. In Liberia, the health ministry played...
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Journal of Water Reuse and Desalination jwrd2019055.
Published: 12 February 2019
... challenge for the success of any greywater reuse projects. However, some studies have revealed that public acceptance of greywater reuse for certain activities can be quite high. Several factors, which may include issues related to perceived risks, political issues and degree of human contact, have...
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Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development (11 January 2019) 9 (1): 139–151.
Published: 11 January 2019
... red and green paint, and fading knowledge, not all households switched to or switch away again from safe wells after some time ( Pfaff et al. 2017 ; Balasubramanya & Horbulyk 2018 ). Since 2004, government focus has shifted to piped water supply (PWS) from a safe source ( Balasubramanya &amp...
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Journal: H2Open Journal
H2Open Journal (26 December 2018) 1 (2): 169–178.
Published: 26 December 2018
... experience. Denying climate science is not just a political statement. It also puts American lives and property at risk ’ ( Diffenbaugh 2017 ). Is it realistic to prepare for ‘events that fall outside of our experience’ – is there a technological solution for that? In the engineering planning and design...
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Water Practice and Technology (1 December 2018) 13 (4): 980–990.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Governance 7 ( 1 ). http://www.sciencepolicyjournal.org/uploads/5/4/3/4/5434385/seetharam-jspg-issue7.pdf (accessed 07 November 2018) . Shah M. & Kulkarni H. 2015 Urban water systems in India . Economic & Political Weekly l ( 30 ), 57 – 69 . Smith M. K. 2001...
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Journal of Hydroinformatics (19 November 2018) 21 (1): 32–44.
Published: 19 November 2018
... participant) Additionally, relating to the previously identified lack of political will, there were comments made that questioned the ability of current policy and decision makers to consistently align different policies on water resources management: ‘ I feel there is a need to review existing government...
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Journal: Water Policy
Water Policy wp2018115.
Published: 08 October 2018
... communities in a region with a high amount of rainfall, missing the myriad of issues which also exist within the system of water governance. Hence, we argue that the crisis is rather a conundrum due to the intertwined problems across institutional capacity, political unwillingness, inadequate investments, and...
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Journal: Water Policy
Water Policy wp2018116.
Published: 28 September 2018
... changes, this paper is also informed by insights from interviews with 31 experts and water managers working for governmental, non-governmental, private, community organizations during the lead author's fieldwork in 2017. The second author's expert knowledge of the governance of water and the hydrogeology...
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Journal: Water Policy
Water Policy wp2018138.
Published: 03 September 2018
... need for the government to step in to counterbalance the deficiencies of the market. Corresponding author. Email: rainaditi@gmail.com 19 6 2018 16 7 2018 © 2018 The Authors 2018 This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Licence (CC BY-NC...
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Journal: Water Policy
Water Policy (17 July 2018) 20 (5): 871–884.
Published: 17 July 2018
.... Transformations of food systems in this direction provide opportunities to meet human nutrient and food requirements in a resource-effective manner. In line with the principle of the Sustainable Development Goals, ‘no-one should be left behind’, governments, producers and consumers must be involved in efforts to...
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Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development (16 July 2018) 8 (4): 799–802.
Published: 16 July 2018
... mechanism will require greater attention and effort from all partners. Clarification needs to be made regarding the responsibilities of government agencies in the Health and WASH sectors in the implementation of a response to cholera outbreaks. Stronger political and financial commitments at a national...
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Journal of Water and Climate Change (21 June 2018) 9 (3): 500–511.
Published: 21 June 2018
... change affects human health, agriculture, water resources, machinery, roads, housing, coastal and terrestrial ecosystems and biodiversity. Its impacts have been of concern to a range of stakeholders at both national and international levels including governments, business and labour ( UNFCCC 2007...
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Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development (30 May 2018) 8 (3): 359–373.
Published: 30 May 2018
...Meera Mehta Abstract In 2014, the Indian Government embarked on a major programme to end open defecation. The government allocated significant public funds to ensure that the goal is reached by the year 2019. The Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) programme for rural sanitation is ambitious and probably...
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Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development (23 May 2018) 8 (3): 546–555.
Published: 23 May 2018
... socio-economic, political, gender, cultural and other issues that drive these disparities. The study used a mixed method approach. The quantitative component consisted of a household survey (HHS) in local government areas (LGAs) where the SHAWN II project was being implemented and an individual WASH...
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Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development (15 May 2018) 8 (3): 508–519.
Published: 15 May 2018
... subjected to multiple regression analyses to identify household characteristics that correlate with access. It was found that for households without access to either water or sanitation, three variables were statistically significant predictors of access: distance to local government, household floor...
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Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development (18 April 2018) 8 (3): 429–438.
Published: 18 April 2018
... sanitation projects or formal and informal areas; (ii) government officials restricting access to information for fear of negative political repercussions. This paper describes how considerations of equity could be used to improve sanitation service delivery in South African informal settlements. Three...
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Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development (16 April 2018) 8 (3): 402–414.
Published: 16 April 2018
... are aware that development banks are ‘only lenders’ and must work with governments that have the political and legislative mandate to shape investments. It is accepted that these governments have many legitimate investment needs that may not necessarily involve serving the poor. Yet we believe being...