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Urbanization and Water Development in the Pacific Islands

Moglia, Magnus; Perez, Pascal; Burn, Stewart


Many urban centres in the Pacific islands have witnessed rapid growth and considerable cultural transition. Despite well-meaning and considerable efforts to improve water service delivery, there usually remain very real concerns relating to the limited supply of freshwater and notoriously poor water quality. Many water developments fail due to lack of ownership and ultimately from naïve assumptions about the socio-cultural contexts in which solutions are applied. Owing to a range of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Development: The Journal of the Society for International Development
DOI: 10.1057/palgrave.development.1100451


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