Water Science & Technology Vol 47 No 6 pp 133144 © IWA Publishing 2003
Towards poverty alleviation: the water sector perspectives
Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad (BUP), 33 Road 4, Dhanmondi RA, P O Box 5007 (New Market), 1205 Dhaka, Bangladesh (E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Water and poverty interface in many different ways. Sustainable management (i.e. development, allocation and utilization) of water resources is therefore a process-element of sustainable human development. This paper looks into water-poverty interfaces as well as into approaches to, and tools of, managing water in such a manner that water sector activities can contribute to alleviation of poverty. It gives a southern perspective and includes a case study of the evolving water management regime in Bangladesh.
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