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The contribution of people's participation

Evidence from 121 Rural Water Supply Projects

Deepa Narayan

© 1995 The International Bank

for Reconstruction and Development/THE WORLD BANK

1818 H Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20433, U.S.A.

All rights reserved

Manufactured in the United States of America

First printing July 1995

This report has been prepared by the staff of the World Bank. The judgments expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of the Board of Executive Directors or the governments they represent.

The drawing on the cover was prepared to generate discussion around local water problems. Such drawings are used to focus members of a community on what their water problems are and to mobilize them to work together toward solutions. The cover design is by May Eidi.

Deepa Narayan is a social scientist in the Environment Department of the World Bank.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Narayan-Parker, Deepa.

The contribution of people's participation: evidence from 121 rural water supply projects / by Deepa Narayan.

p. cm-(Environmentally sustainable development occasional papers series; no. 1)

Includes bibliographical references.

ISBN 0-8213-3043-8

1. Water-supply, Rural-Developing countries-Management-Citizen participation.

I. Title.

II. Series. HD1702.N37 1994 331.91'009172'4-dc20