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Guidelines | July 17, 2005

Guidelines for the Development of Small-Scale Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Projects in East Africa

A Policy and Planning Framework for Activities Funded by USAID under the Title II (Food for Peace) Program and by Other Donors

This document provides general technical guidelines for the planning and implementation of small-scale water supply and sanitation activities in rural East Africa, which includes both projects funded under the USAID Title II (Food for Peace) Program and projects funded by other donors. It is intended to assist CRS and its partners in improving the effectiveness, environmental protection and long-term sustainability of water and sanitation activities in the rural, and often food-insecure, areas of East Africa.


  • Acknowledgements

  • Acronyms

  • Foreword

  • I. Background

  • II. Guidelines for Water Supply and Sanitation Projects

  • III. Review and Revison of Guidelines

  • IV. Project Development Checklist

  • Annex A: Core Technical Reference Documents

  • Annex B: Draft USAID Guideliens for Arsenic in Drinking Water