Urban planning and pro-poor water and sanitation governance in the Lake Victoria region

lessons of experience with comparative case studies from Asia and the Pacific, Africa, and Latin America by Carmela Lanza

Publisher: UN HABITAT in Nairobi, Kenya

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Water quality managemen,
  • Environmental management,
  • Urban policy,
  • Sustainable development

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 62-63).

Statement[author Carmela Lanza]
ContributionsUnited Nations Centre for Human Settlements
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC860.Z9 L36 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 63 p. :
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25043632M
ISBN 109789211322446
LC Control Number2010323794

Urban Planning and Pro-poor Water and Sanitation Governance in the Lake Victoria region: Documentation of the process of developing Strategic Urban Development Plans and Pro-poor Water and Sanitation Governance Systems in the secondary towns of Lake Victoria region: Kisii and Homa bay (Kenya), Muleba and Bukoba (Tanzania) and Masaka and Kyotera. Experiences with strategic planning for rural drinking water and sanitation in district municipalities (English) Abstract. In , Peru embarked on a process of decentralization and regionalization, which, if it was to be successful, was going to need the support and collaboration of all the public and private institutions, and international cooperation agencies. The UN-HABITAT Water and Sanitation Trust Fund aims to create an enabling environment for pro-poor investment in water and sanitation in urban areas of all sizes in the developing world, thus providing a vehicle to significantly improve the volume and effectiveness of both the Official Development Assistance and national financial flows into. Bad sanitation is degrading, disagreeable, unhealthy and far too prevalent, even in urban areas. Official statistics (PDF) indicate that the world's urban population without "improved" sanitation facilities increased from million in , to million in These figures almost certainly flatter since even "improved" facilities can include simple pit latrines, and bad sanitation is a.

During , on the normative activities front, there was a continued focus on pro-poor water and sanitation governance mechanisms and onthe-ground application of pro-poor governance . and ideas to expand the water and sanitation (WATSAN) service coverage for poor urban dwellers and help build momentum for achieving the MDGs. Its strategic plan for - envisions three key outcomes: • Increased institutional capacity in partner countries for pro-poor water and sanitation initiatives and policies. Improving gender equality through water and sanitation Gender equality in urban disaster environments for water and sanitation in the Lake Victoria region of urban governance .   The scholarly study of water networks has focused mainly on urban areas, following well-known studies of large sociotechnical systems such as electricity (Hughes ), transportation (Hall ), telecommunications (Hadlaw ) and gas (Tarr and Dupuy ).These works generally presuppose a static state of natural resources and tend to Cited by: 5.

The three countries involved in the Lake Victoria initiative are all part of the WAC II Programme, and thus could draw on the evolving experiences in the areas of: (a) pro-poor governance and follow-up investment; (b) sanitation for the urban poor; (c) urban catchment management; (d) water demand management; (e) water education in schools and. Water supply and sanitation in Kenya is characterised by low levels of access to water and sanitation, in particular in urban slums and in rural areas, as well as poor service quality in the form of intermittent water supply. Seasonal and regional water scarcity exacerbates the difficulty to improve water supply.. The Kenyan water sector underwent far-reaching reforms through the Water Sanitation coverage (broad definition): (improved . The Lake Victoria Region Water and Sanitation Initiative (LVWATSAN) is supporting participating governments to achieve the Millennium Development Goals for water supply and sanitation, with. Mwanza or Rock city to the residents is a port city on the southern shore of Lake Victoria in north-western a population of more than ,, it is Tanzania's second largest city, after Dar es is the capital of the surrounding Mwanza Region, and is administratively divided into two municipal districts within that Region - Ilemela and Nyamagana.

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Water, Sanitation & Infrastructure Branch, UN-HABITAT Structure of the Presentation Urbanisation: the changing patterns in cities and towns Key WATSAN issues in small urban centres Establishing the baseline, mapping the poor, inadequacies of data Pro-poor urban water governance framework Case Study: Lake Victoria Water and.

Lake Victoria Region Water and Sanitation Initiative - Rapid appraisal of water and Sanitation in 30 Selected Urban Centers, Unpublished (Blue Book). • UN-HABITAT, Governance of Water and Sanitation Services for the Peri-urban Poor Governance of Water and Sanitation Services for the Peri-urban Poor This book is one of the main outputs of a three-year project which has gathered and synthesised knowledge from around the developing world not only on peri-urban water and sanitation but also on peri-urban.

the Centre for Integrated Urban development (CIUD) and WaterAid Nepal, pro-poor urban water and sanitation governance tools are developed through mapping of the poor communities using GIS, remote sensing, rapid gender assessment and Initial Environmental Examination, the results of which will be replicated in programmes.

Lake Victoria Region Water and Sanitation Initiative: The rapidly growing urban centres in the Lake Victoria basin are playing an increasingly important role in the economic development of the region.

But most of these towns are experiencing unplanned, spontaneous growth. The run-down and often non-e. Urban governance is as much about infrastructure as it is about people and processes. In particular, the history of urban governance is closely intertwined with the history of urban water.

indirectly in the long-term planning and daily management of basic service provision in the metropolitan regions of developing countries. Its long-term aim is to contribute to a more reliable, affordable and sustainable access to water and sanitation services for the diverse and often-growing poor peri-urban populations in metropolitan regions.

Pro-Poor Strategies for Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Services Delivery in Africa Piers Cross, Regional Team Leader, Water and Sanitation Program Africa The World Bank Kenya, Hill Park Blg, Nairobi, PO [email protected] Alain Morel, Urban Team Leader, Water and Sanitation Program Africa.

Abstract This paper discusses the regulation of water and sanitation services in urban areas. Specifically, it explores ways of thinking about regulatory design as part of a wider, country-specific program to reform the way in which water supply and sanitation.

The future of urban water governance Key messages Cities that share a common water body, such as Lake Victoria in. Integrated urban water management is Author: Akissa Bahri. Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation program (LVWATSAN) was first launched in by the Ministers responsible for water within the East Africa Community (EAC) with the aim of achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for water and sanitation in the ‘secondary urban centres’ within the Lake Victoria Basin; ensuring the long term sustainability of the.

i) Support pro-poor water and sanitation investments in the secondary urban centres in the Lake Victoria Region; ii) Build institutional and human resource capacities at local and regional levels for the sustainability of improved water and sanitation services; iii) Facilitate the benefits of upstream water sector reforms to reach the localFile Size: KB.

The GoT, through its own budget largely resulting from the HIPC debt cancellation, has initiated construction of a water transfer project from Lake Victoria to address the acute water shortages in Shinyanga (Box ) and Kahama, an area experiencing a mining boom.

Zambia Water and Sanitation Alliance (ZWASA) in a local National NGO that was founded in and officially registered under the Societies Act Cap of the Laws of Zambia on 20 th December The main objective of ZWASA is to foster the provision of safe clean water,File Size: KB.

The Lake Victoria Region Water and Sanitation Initiative (LVWATSAN) is supporting participating governments to achieve the Millennium Development Goals for water supply and sanitation, with emphasis on innovative solutions and speedy delivery.

It has a clear pro-poor focus, and is intended to generate desirable outcomes that would have a. The main aim of the UN-HABITAT Water and Sanitation Programme is to contribute to the achievement of the internationally agreed goals related to water and sanitation in human settlements with particular focus on the urban poor, in order to facilitate equitable social, economic and environmental development.

Urban Water Governance for the Twenty-First Century: A Portfolio-Based Approach to Planning and Available via license: CC BY-NC Content may be subject to copyright.

The Lake Victoria Region Water and Sanitation Initiative is one of the concrete steps taken by UN-HABITAT in association with the Governments of Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda, and the Secretariat of the East African Community to support small towns in the region to attain the water and sanitation targets of the Millennium De-velopment Goals.

Water and Sanitation. Youth and Livelihoods. Disability. Regional and Metropolitan Planning. Where We Are Africa Region; Asia and the Pacific Region; Arab States Region; Latin America and the Caribbean Region. LAKE VICTORIA WATER AND SANITATION INITIATIVE. FOREWORD With only 5 years to go to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation in the countries.

InUN-HABITAT, in association with the Governments of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda launched a major initiative to address the water and sanitation needs of the population, particularly the poor, in the secondary urban centres around Lake Victoria.

The Lake Victoria Region Water and Sanitation Initiative (LVWATSAN) is supporting participating governments. Promote pro-poor water and sanitation investments in the secondary urban centres in the Lake Victoria Region n Support development of institutional and human resource capacities at local and.

15 towns in the Lake Victoria Region. The Initiative was guided and supervised by Kalyan Ray, Chief, Water Sanitation and Infrastructure Branch. It was managed and coordinated by Mariam Lady Yunusa with substantive inputs provided by Graham Alabaster and Andre Dzikus as Programme Officers of the Lake Victoria Small.

Sanitation for the Urban Poor is bringing reliable, safe, and sustainable sanitation to low-income urban households that do not have a toilet. In Lima, the second driest capital of the world, there are more than two million people who do not have access to proper sanitation and to.

The role of water for sustainable urban planning by Danijela Milosevic and Martina Winker, ISOE - Institute for Social-Ecological Research, Germany and Danijela Milosevic and Martina Winker, ISOE - Institute for Social-Ecological Research, Germany is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution International License, except where otherwise : Danijela Milosevic, Martina Winker.

The Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Initiative (LVWATSAN)has been acknowledged in a publication by a body that coordinates water issues in the United Nations wide system.

The Initiative's approach to capacity building has now been recognized as a "best practice" case study in capacity development for the water and sanitation sector, in a new book entitled"Water. Socio Economic Data on the Lake Victoria Region Lake Victoria is the worldâ€&#x;s second largest fresh-water lake and the largest in Africa, with a surface area of 68, Km2.

It has a volume of 2,km3 and an average depth of 40m. The maximum depth is 80m. The Kampala Water and Sanitation project in Uganda seeks to increase the number of environmental investments, to provide the best available technologies and to disseminate them more efficiently in the lake area.

It has a notable pro-poor approach and is targeted at the poor populations of the area where the need for improved water and. Lake Victoria Region Water and Sanitation Initiative (LVWA TSAN) – Supporting Secondary Urban Centres in the Lake Victoria Region to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals.

Programme Proposal. PROJECT: LAKE VICTORIA WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION PROGRAM PHASE II COUNTRY: LAKE VICTORIA BASIN – EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY PROGRAM APPRAISAL REPORT 0 Date: November Appraisal Team Team Members: Team Leader:: E. Alemseged, Water & Sanitation Engineer A.

Hamza, Gender Specialist, OWAS.2 C. Mutasa, File Size: 1MB. The Lake Victoria Region Water and Sanitation Initiative is one of the concrete steps taken by UN-HABITAT in association with the Governments of Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda, and the Secretariat of the East African Community to support small.

This paper analyses the dynamics responsible for changing Kampala city and the implications of these dynamics for an alternative urban policy framework. The paper is motivated by the paucity of information on the social–economic and political dynamics that contribute to Kampala’s urbanisation and the resultant lack of an appropriate policy framework to guide the Author: Fred Bidandi, John J.

Williams. inégalité et marchés fonciers urbains USD 35 State of African Cities Governance, Inequity and Urban Land Markets USD 35 State of the World’s Cities Bridging the Urban Divide.