Our dry land: alternative models for water schemes in remote rural areas

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2016
TITLE AUTHOR(S): S.Karuaihe, M.Molokomme, J.Mathebula, L.Sakoane
KEYWORDS: COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION, RURAL COMMUNITIES, WATER CONCESSIONS, WATER SERVICE DELIVERY
DEPARTMENT: Economic Perfomance and Development (EPD)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/hsrc-review-jan-march-2016/our-dry-land-alternative-models
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 9172

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Abstract

The severe drought experienced in southern Africa is a wake-up call for governments to rethink rural water schemes in remote areas. Selma Karuaihe et al. studied rural water access and management approaches in Namibia and South Africa and suggest greater involvement of communities in water schemes.