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Title: Scaling up the Oju experience in Nigeria - challenges and lessons
Authors: Ocholi, Mathew
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: © WEDC, Loughborough University
Citation: OCHOLI, M., 2005. Scaling up the Oju experience in Nigeria - challenges and lessons. IN: Kayaga, S. (ed). Maximising the benefits from water and environmental sanitation: Proceedings of the 31st WEDC International Conference, Kampala, Uganda, 31 October-4 November 2005, pp. 228-231.
Abstract: WaterAid Nigeria has demonstrated high level of commitment to ideals of true community management and Demand Responsive Approach in Nigeria. It is currently working with stakeholders in Nigeria, to scale up its experiences from Oju Local Government Council water supply and sanitation project. The scale up is from 4 Local Government Areas in one State to 12 in four States focused on capacity building for State, Local Government, NGOs and CBOs in WES delivery; Facilitating implementation with communities, establishment of effective structures/systems at the local Government and community levels. Some learning points from the Nigeria experience are: Sustainability, Understanding bottlenecks within the context of the environment where it is taking place, Documentation, WES sector stakeholders understanding their roles and fulfilling it. This paper shares WaterAid Nigeria experience in the ongoing scaling up of its community management and demand responsive process in the WASH sector.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/29114
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