"I would very much agree with you David - governments have a long term role to play in the oversight of the management of water resources in a country. The challenge is helping them to develop their understanding of and response to the multiple,…"
"The role of government is exceptionally important in promoting and strengthening the 'institutional framework' in which other actors can build and advance successful partnerships. Governments ameliorate opportunities, reduce…"
In addition I would say that understanding the specific and complimentary roles of different players in the service delivery & supply chain is fundamental. Support that recognises the unique contribution of each partner is a really…"
"The critical issue is how partnership models develop and enhance the capacity of service providers to respond successfully to specific consumer segments, particularly those that are traditionally not well served in emerging…"
Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) is a non-profit partnership between the private sector, NGOs and research institutions focused on solving the global problem of inadequate water and sanitation in low-income urban communities. WSUP brings lasting solutions to low-income areas by working in partnership with service providers, including water utilities, local authorities and businesses, and the communities they serve. WSUP strengthens the capacity of service providers to deliver sustainable city-wide water and sanitation services, promote good hygiene and raise the environmental standards of low-income communities.
Topics on my radar:
Base of the Pyramid, Enterprise Development, Partnerships, Social Enterprise, Water
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