Water Demand Management in Southern Africa

Assessment of a Sida financed Water Demand Management project in Southern Africa, 1977-2004

Publications on Water Resources
Klas Sandström , Michael Singh , Akkadia consulting
This document comprises an assessment of the Sida funded Water Demand Management project in southern Africa, phase I and II. The report reviews the status of WDM in southern Africa and summarises key projects at the continental, regional, national and local levels focussing on Water Demand Management (WDM) and Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM). The assessment concludes the following: little or moderate progress has been made on testing guidelines and methodologies in the field; good progress on increased awareness and capacity building; and strong progress on collecting and disseminating information on WDM. The report also presents three options for a new project within the field of WDM.

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