Access to Water in the Slums of Sub‐Saharan Africa

@article{Dagdeviren2011AccessTW,
  title={Access to Water in the Slums of Sub‐Saharan Africa},
  author={Hulya Dagdeviren and S. Robertson},
  journal={Urban Research eJournal},
  year={2011}
}
This article reviews the changing perspectives for improving access to water in the slums of developing countries, especially in sub‐Saharan Africa. While much of the literature continues to maintain an aversion to state‐led urban development policies, there is now increasing emphasis on the importance of informal, small‐scale providers and communitarian initiatives, following the many failures of privatisation. The article argues that market‐oriented solutions are inappropriate for sub‐Saharan… Expand
Urban growth and water access in sub-Saharan Africa: Progress, challenges, and emerging research directions.
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