Latest publications - Mali
In 2008 GWI began a sustainable sanitation project in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali, Niger and Senegal.
GWI helped build appropriate, strong, low-cost latrines. This illustrated manual is aimed at community sanitation mobilisers and villagers already motivated to build their own latrines, and it is best used alongside CLTS.
This GWI document sets out the overarching principles which could make sustainable water resource management in the Malian Sourou basin an achievable reality.
In order for a community to monitor the construction of a water supply, they must first understand the necessary principles of engineering.
This concise and accessible GWI guide clearly outlines the steps required before, during and after the construction of water points, which must all be completed before the management of the water points is transferred to the community.
Water users require a mechanism for holding contractors to account in the construction of water points.
Communities have a right to be informed about decisions affecting their water supply.
Quality assurance is a vital part of the construction of water infrastructure. This practical document outlines GWI’s approach to building long-lasting water supplies in West Africa.
In our quest to improve access to clean water, we engaged communities in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali, Niger and Senegal, to help them discuss which technologies would work best for them.
The roles and responsibilities of each key member of the Sourou Cross-border Integrated Resource Management Committee (CGTS) are outlined in this document.