Monthly Archives: March 2014

The mechanization of donkey water, a symbol of economic progress

There’s a snippet of interesting insight in this news article from Hargeisa City in Somaliland. Traditional donkey carts supplying water are being replaced by motorcycles and this has been framed as a sign of increasing development and economic activity by … Continue reading

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Prepaid services for water in Africa – survey

An increasing number of African water utilities are turning to pre-paid metering in order to curb wastage, claw back lost revenues and extend service coverage. Do the rewards justify the high roll-out costs? Chris Heymans, senior water and sanitation specialist … Continue reading

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