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Toward effective governance of water services in Kenya

K'Akumu, Owiti A. (2007) Toward effective governance of water services in Kenya. Water Policy, 9 (5). pp. 529-543. ISSN 1366-7017

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.2166/wp.2007.025


Effective governance is regarded as essential for national water management frameworks. Many countries are therefore striving to institute effective governance in their water sector. Kenya is one country that has instituted such governance framework in the recent past. This article evaluates Kenya's water governance framework in the area of water services provision in line with the conventional principles of effective governance. The outcome of this evaluation is that the framework has strived to achieve a structure for effective governance but falls slightly short of it. Recommendations are therefore made to help fill the gap.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Effective governance, institutional framework, Kenya, Water Act, water services
Research Community:University of Westminster > Architecture and the Built Environment, School of
ID Code:4433
Deposited On:14 Aug 2007
Last Modified:22 Oct 2009 16:04

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