In response to increasing interest in water harvesting and the success of earlier SmartSolutions booklets on water and sanitation, this edition shares information on waterharvesting technologies. It is designed as a source of inspiration, rather than a technicalmanual.This publication is the result of a collaborative effort by a number of organisations:
, the Netherlands Water Partnership, is an independent organisation formed by government bodies,NGOs, research institutes and businesses involved in the water sector. The main aim of the NWP is toharmonise initiatives of the Dutch water sector and to promote Dutch water expertise worldwide.
Aqua for All
(A4A) aims to create a link between the Dutch public and private water sector and actors inwater and sanitation projects in developing countries. A4A sponsors socially responsible entrepreneur-ship by acting as a ‘broker’ between all parties involved. A4A aims to tackle the scarcity of drinking waterand sanitary facilities in developing countries in a structural way.
is linked to Wageningen University and Research Centre and specialises in exchanging know-ledge information on small-scale sustainable agriculture and related topics. Agromisa’s main objectiveis to strengthen the self-reliance of the deprived population in rural areas by sharing experience andknowledge.
This booklet is funded by
Partners for Water
, a programme that aims to strengthen the international position of the Dutch water sector by uniting forces (companies, departments, NGOs and knowledge institutes). Partnersfor Water is overseen by the Dutch Agency for International Business and Cooperation (EVD) in collaborationwith the Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP).