Friday, August 19, 2011

Water reforms during the crisis and beyond: understanding policy and political challenges of reforming the water sector in Zimbabwe

This paper dicusses the challenges and achievements of the water reform in Zimbabwe and how the reform's objectives are being met. It also looks at the prospects for re-engaging with the water reform vis-à-vis rural livelihood improvement in a post-crisis period. It is suggested that a realistic attempt to re-engage with water reform policy aimed at improving rural livelihoods in a post-crisis Zimbabwe should be aware of ‘old’ and ‘new’ issues that undermine improved access to, and management of, water for rural livelihood improvement. The article is available at:

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