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Guidelines for sustainable handpump projects in Africa : e-conference synthesis report

The Handpump Sustainability e-conference was held in November and December 2001 as part of the research project Guidelines for Sustainable Handpump projects in Africa funded by DFID. This synthesis report shows key findings based on the views and experiences of some fifty active participants on four themes: social issues, institutional and financial issues, technical and environmental issues, and general sustainability issues. The main interest in handpumps tends to be among technically-minded individuals.

TitleGuidelines for sustainable handpump projects in Africa : e-conference synthesis report
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsSkinner, B., Reed, R., Harvey, P.
Pagination32 p.
Date Published2002-01-01
PublisherWater, Engineering and Development Centre, Loughborough University of Technology, WEDC
Place PublishedLoughborough, UK
Keywordsevaluation, guidelines, hand pumps, sdiman, sdiwat, ueik
Abstract

The Handpump Sustainability e-conference was held in November and December 2001 as part of the research project Guidelines for Sustainable Handpump projects in Africa funded by DFID. This synthesis report shows key findings based on the views and experiences of some fifty active participants on four themes: social issues, institutional and financial issues, technical and environmental issues, and general sustainability issues. The main interest in handpumps tends to be among technically-minded individuals.

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