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Working with Indigenous Peoples in Rural Water and Sanitation. Recommendations from an Intercultural Approach

Working with Indigenous Peoples in Rural Water and Sanitation. Recommendations from an Intercultural Approach
  • Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), UNDP Water Governance Facility. 2014
  • This document is one of the outcomes of a joint research initiative called Transcultural Transparency. It focuses on how to overcome sociocultural clashes between communities, service providers, development co-operation actors and local authorities, particularly in areas with large groups of indigenous peoples. It poses recommendations on how to implement an intercultural approach throughout the project cycle in rural water and sanitation projects with indigenous peoples, focusing in Latin America. The recommendations made in the document apply to any work on water and sanitation in rural areas, but they are especially relevant to work with indigenous and ethnic minorities.
  • Geographical coverage: Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Main themes: Drinking water, Gender, Participation, Rural areas, Sanitation, Sustainable development, Technology, Traditional knowledge, Vulnerable groups, Water supply
  • Main target audience: Decision makers, Governments, Local governments, Project managers, Project planners
  • Main purpose: Awareness raising, Guidance
  • Type of resource: Recommendations
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Published in 2015