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Community-based Rural Water Supply Management System: The Case of EL Fasher Locality, North Darfur State By Sulieman Mahmoud

Community-based Rural Water Supply Management System: The Case of EL Fasher Locality, North Darfur State By Sulieman Mahmoud

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Title: Community-based Rural Water Supply Management System: The Case of EL Fasher Locality, North Darfur State By Sulieman Mahmoud
Author: Arabi, Sulieman Mahmoud
Abstract: This study is intended to investigate and assess the constraints and failures that confront efforts being devoted to sustain rural water supply. The study has also dealt with the review of different relevant concepts, approaches and practices related to this domain aimed at comparing them with the experience of WES project in EL- Fasher Locality (Mahlia), North Darfur State. The study has put emphasis on indicating principles and approaches for involving rural communities in managing water facilities as well as how to build their capacities to ensure sustainable functioning of these facilities after termination of the external support. The research data was obtained questionnaires from beneficiary households, local community leaders, observation and check list to monitor the physical condition of the water sources and behavior of the users in water collection. The results have been analyzed on the basis of the research hypotheses, principles and theoretical concepts related to community-based management. The research results indicates that the most critical elements for sustainability of rural water supply are of social, economical and political nature as well as technical ones. Finally, the study has drawn some recommendations, achievement of which is believed to improve the existing system for rural water supply management.
Description: 152 Pages
URI: http://khartoumspace.uofk.edu/handle/123456789/13245
Date: 2015-06-16


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