Enhancing Water Governance in Kenya through a Human Rights Based Approach

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Enhancing water Governance in Kenya through a Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA)


Water Supply and Sanitation

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Total: $200,000;

Sources of Financing: Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI)


2007 - 2009



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To demonstrate impacts and practical implications of a human rights based approach in working with anti-corruption methodologies and improving water governance and thus contribute to current water reforms and implementation of various activities in the sector.

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Achievements: Results and Impact

Lessons for Replication



See also

  1. Water and sanitation services reforms in Kenya
  2. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Nile River Basin
  3. The Nile: Moving Beyond Cooperation
  4. The Human Right to Water:Translating Theory into Practice
  5. Protecting springs, and providing clean spring water to Maji Moto Town, Kenya
  6. Nile Transboundary Environmental Action Project (NTEAP)
  7. Naibunga Conservance Rock Water Harvesting Project
  8. Micro hydro plants in Kenya
  9. Mainstreaming Groundwater Considerations into the Integrated Management of the Nile River Basin
  10. Local Responses to State Water Policy Changes in Kenya and Madagascar
  11. Lake Jipe Conservation Project, Tanzania
  12. Laikipia Rainwater Project
  13. Koseo Spring Protection
  14. Kimotony Water Spring Protection Project
  15. Kapmuyebet Community Based Organization Project
  16. Kailer Community Development Project
  17. Integrated Water Supply and Improved Sanitation in Rural Schools in Ngarua Division, Laikipia District.
  18. Community-based Integrated Coastal Zone Management for enhanced agricultural biodiversity and improved rural livelihood in Amlakpo, Adodoajikope, Asigbekope and Kenya in the Dangbe East District
  19. Combined household water treatment and indoor air pollution projects in urban Mambanda, Cameroon and rural Nyanza, Kenya
  20. Cheptolili Self-Help Dam Project
  21. Agulhas and Somali Current Large Marine Ecosystem (ASCLME) Project

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