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Community and small town self-selection process under sector reform programme in Nigeria

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posted on 12.02.2018, 15:09 by Yetunde A. Adegoke, Gerald Osuagwu, Dajuma Madaki, Sanusi A. Mai-afu, Tunau Bello, Tameez Ahmad
The European Union assisted Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Reform Programme (WSSSRP) is being implemented in six focal States of Nigeria. Selection of small towns and communities for intervention is one of major components of the reform programme. The programme ensures that the selection process of small towns and rural communities is free of political interference, transparent, participatory and demand responsive by establishing clear criteria, processes and mechanisms. Cash contribution of 5% to the capital cost is a prerequisite for partnering communities and small towns. Over 850 rural communities and small towns have been selected so far and efforts are underway to replicate and scale up the same in Nigeria. It is believed that the process will result in greater sustainability through increased community ownership and contribution.
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ADEGOKE, Y.A. ... et al, 2009. Community and small town self-selection process under sector reform programme in Nigeria. IN: Shaw, R.J. (ed). Water, sanitation and hygiene - Sustainable development and multisectoral approaches: Proceedings of the 34th WEDC International Conference, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 18-22 May 2009, 5p.p.

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