Reconnecting with water: Lessons from a diverse economy

Grant number: DP1095131 | Funding period: 2010 - 2014



In 2008, the Australian government identified as one of its major development themes water and sanitation services in the Asia Pacific region. Focusing on the complex socio-cultural circumstances impacting on the implementation of water and sanitation policies in Timor Leste, this research will provide an in-depth account of the current barriers and potential opportunities for moving forward and successfully achieving positive outcomes in this area. It will identify effective conceptual and methodological approaches for advancing community engagement and the development of adaptive management strategies which could be applied to achieve greater understandings, sustainability and aid effectiv..

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