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News EMPOWERS Publications on Local Water Governance

On the Occasion of the World Water Day, EMPOWERS Partnership is proud to launch and share with the water and development communities a set of five publications related to local water governance and its different aspects. The publications range from guidelines, methods and tools for use in an innovative approach to planning and dialogue within and between local and intermediate level; to a Guide to Process Documentation.

Another is story book documenting the successes and challenges faced by the community people and the water service providers as they plan together for the better management and development of their villages’ water resources, and a set of Principles and recommendations for policy and practice for improved local water governance

All publications advocate a process of collaboration through dialogue, to bring about a change in the way water sector professionals and water users work with each other to better plan and manage their water resources, as well as, advocate the inclusion of marginalised groups in these planning and decision making process…

The EMPOWERS Publications on Local Water Governance can be directly accessed and downloaded from the EMPOWERS project website ( Almost all of these publications are currently available in Arabic Language.

Contact information Mona Barghout, ETG Coordinator, EMPOWERS Thematic Group / INWRDAM (email: )
Phone: + 962 6 5332 993 ; Fax + 962 6 5332 969
News type Inbrief
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Source of information The EMPOWERS project
Keyword(s) water governance, EU-MEDA-Water
Geographical coverage Jordan, Egypt, Palestine
News date 25/03/2008
Working language(s) ARABIC , ENGLISH