Assessing human resource requirements to achieve the water and sanitation MDGs in low and middle income countries
Successful achievement of the MDGs related to water and sanitation will require the right number of staff, in the right place, at the right time and equipped with the relevant skills to be able to design, implement and manage projects. In order to assess the capacity in the sector the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) commissioned a research study focusing on case studies in Bangladesh, East Timor, Mali, South Africa and Zambia. The aim was to develop and pilot a methodology in these five countries in order to derive quantitative and qualitative data about human resource requirements in the sector.
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