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Title: Promotion of manual drilling in Guinea
Authors: Fussi, Fabio
Gras, X.
Hamidou, Barry
Labas, J.
Bonomi, Tullia
Fava, Francesco
Fumagalli, Letizia
Patra, Lalit M.
Keita, A.
Colombo, Roberto
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: © WEDC, Loughborough University
Citation: FUSSI, F. ... et al, 2014. Promotion of manual drilling in Guinea. IN: Shaw, R.J., Anh, N.V. and Dang, T.H. (eds). Sustainable water and sanitation services for all in a fast changing world: Proceedings of the 37th WEDC International Conference, Hanoi, Vietnam, 15-19 September 2014, 5pp.
Abstract: In the last decade UNICEF has supported manual drilling in several countries as a possible low cost and sustainable strategy to increase adequate water supply for the population. In partnership with local authorities and other stakeholders, UNICEF has implemented different activities to ensure high professional level in manual drilling: mapping of suitable zones, capacity building in construction of drilling tools and application of different drilling techniques, good practice in manual drilling, organization management. In Guinea manual drilling was unknown before 2011; at that time the joint program of SNAPE (National Water Authority) and UNICEF aiming to create an efficient manual drilling sector started, and after 3 years Guinea can be considered one of the most positive example of implementation of this program.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/31046
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