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Rural water supply corruption in Ethiopia

Calow, Roger; MacDonald, Alan; Cross, Piers. 2012 Rural water supply corruption in Ethiopia. In: Plummer, J., (ed.) Diagnosing Corruption in Ethiopia : perceptions, realities, and the way forward for key sectors. World Bank, 121-180.

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Abstract/Summary

In Ethiopia, investment in rural water supply underpins the government’s poverty reduction efforts. The challenge is huge: roughly 50 percent of the (mainly rural) population still have no access to safe water, and the country has the highest number of people in Sub-Saharan Africa without access to improved water supply and sanitation. The consequences are dire: every year, roughly 250,000 children die from diseases related to poor water and sanitation, and many others face the daily grind of collecting water from distant sources.

Item Type: Publication - Book Section
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.1596/978-0-8213-9531-8
Programmes: BGS Programmes 2010 > Groundwater Science
Additional Keywords: GroundwaterBGS, Groundwater, International development
Date made live: 14 Aug 2012 09:02
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/19248

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