Governance of Water and Sanitation in Africa: Achieving Sustainable Development through Partnerships

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The politics of water have taken centre stage in global concerns about sustainable development. The Governance of Water and Sanitation in Africa investigates a new mode of achieving the Millennium Development Goal of halving the number of people who lack access to safe water and sanitation by 2015. Instead of aid delivered via deals between governments, an initiative arising out of the 2002 World Summit established multi-stakeholder partnerships involving the private sector, civil society and governments to work ...

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The politics of water have taken centre stage in global concerns about sustainable development. The Governance of Water and Sanitation in Africa investigates a new mode of achieving the Millennium Development Goal of halving the number of people who lack access to safe water and sanitation by 2015. Instead of aid delivered via deals between governments, an initiative arising out of the 2002 World Summit established multi-stakeholder partnerships involving the private sector, civil society and governments to work together in a more effective way. Fieldwork and interviews with key players in Europe, South Africa, Zambia, Ghana and USA, and an examination of three partnerships in Africa, including the EU Water Initiative, reveal that despite current weaknesses this model offers a promising mode of delivery in the long term. This book is invaluable for all those concerned with issues of water, sanitation and sustainable development, as well as the politics of international aid.

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Amy Stewart completed her PhD at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and has worked for the Forestry Commission of Great Britain, participating in projects for the delivery of social, stewardship and conservation targets at the local level, and engaging with national and international policy issues. Her research interests focus on sustainable development, especially globally, and she has co-authored an article on international multi-stakeholder partnerships for sustainable development.

Tim Gray is Emeritus Professor of Political Thought at Newcastle University. His research interests centre on environmental politics, especially in the field of natural resource management, such as fisheries and water, and his recent co-authored publications include papers on participation in fisheries governance, the discard problem, fisheries-dependent communities, the Common Fisheries Policy, and offshore wind farms. He is the author of Freedom (Issues in Political Theory, 1991) and editor of UK Environmental Policy in the 1990s (1995) and The Politics of Fishing (1998).

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Table of Contents

* Acknowledgements
• Acronyms
• Executive Summary
• Introduction
• Conceptual framework
• The EU Water Initiative (EUWI)
• Partners for Water and Sanitation (PAWS)
• The West Africa Water Initiative (WAWI)
• Comparative Analysis and Discussion
• Conclusion: Summary and Wider Implications - The Role of TTPs in Governance for Sustainable Development
• References
• Index

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