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Community Based Actions in the Black Volta Basin, Ghana

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Indigenous knowledge and community-based actions are crucial to successful water resource management. In fact, informal community-based management of water has long existed in rural communities, and the more official recognition it receives the better it is for everyone (empowering local people and improving efficiency at local level). This MSc thesis describes how the inhabitants of the Black Volta basin can progress through the Community Participation Framework, allowing a steady and structured move towards full self-management.