Water and Poverty: The Themes: A Collection of Thematic Papers

Publication | January 2004
  • US$25.00 (paperback)

This publication, Water and Poverty - The Themes: A Collection of Thematic Papers, was prepared by partners in The Water and Poverty Initiative for the 3rd World Water Forum in Kyoto, Japan, 16-23 March 2003, and the Asian Development Bank.

Pro-poor water governance, community empowerment and capacity, how to reach the poorest among the poor, the links among water, health and poverty, gender and water, water and food security, and how water plays a role in developing sustainable livelihoods for the poor, are among the themes explored in this publication. It features chapters by experts from the Gender and Water Alliance, WaterAid, the Global Water Partnership, the International Water Management Institute, and other known international experts.

This paper is no. 4 in the Water for All Publication Series.


  • Overview
  • Pro-Poor Water Governance
  • Community Capacity Building and Empowerment: Wasting Resources or Ensuring Sustainability?
  • Reaching the Poorest of the Poor
  • Understanding Gender, Water, and Poverty
  • Poverty, Water, and Health
  • Water for Food Security for the Poor
  • The Role of Water in the Development of Sustainable Livelihoods for the Poor

Additional Details

  • Poverty
  • Water
  • 120803
  • 971-561-519-8

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