Delia Sánchez Trancón

Water resources beyond the WASH cosmos

by | November 15, 2018 | Delia Sánchez Trancón, Eastern Africa, Latest, Research and design, Water Services

In the WASH sector the basic element of water – so fundamental to life – is seen as a vehicle to achieve targets: SDGs, full coverage to households and to improve the quality of life of millions. However, many others sectors which support the enabling environment, the financial flows or even the sustainability of water and sanitation services such as agriculture and hydropower are perceived as competitors or even polluters. Not forgetting that in rural areas most of the households are farmers too, so from their perspective the line between WASH, water resources and other aspects of their lives is actually really thin.

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