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Improving water access indicators in developing countries: a proposal using water point mapping methodology

Autor
Jimenez, A.; Pérez-Foguet, A.
Tipus d'activitat
Article en revista
Revista
Water science and technology: water supply
Data de publicació
2008
Volum
8
Número
3
Pàgina inicial
279
Pàgina final
287
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2166/ws.2008.072 Obrir en finestra nova
Repositori
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/8019 Obrir en finestra nova
Resum
The Millennium Development Goals set the target to “halve by 2015 the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation”. The current international definition of indicators of access is insufficient for measuring this target. Furthermore, the lack of an internationally agreed definition and measurement methodology is causing confusion and uncertainty regarding the figures that are disseminated worldwide. Moreover, the current context, in which almost...
Citació
Jiménez, A.; Pérez, A. Improving water access indicators in developing countries: a proposal using water point mapping methodology. "Water science and technology: water supply", 2008, vol. 8, núm. 3, p. 279-287.
Paraules clau
Access, Indicators, Mapping, Millennium Development Goals, Monitoring, Quality
Grup de recerca
EScGD - Engineering Sciences and Global Development

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