Access to water supply remains at low levels in rural and peri-urban areas, particularly in Africa, and efforts to increase access to piped water have been slow. Small-scale providers, previously seen as temporary sources of unsafe and expensive water, are now increasingly seen as a practical way of supplying infrastructure services to low-income households and dispersed populations in rural and peri-urban areas.

Key sector resources

World Bank Group (WBG), Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA), Global Partnership for Results-Based Approaches (GPRBA), PPIAF
Robert Parra, Jemima Sy, Poyry IDP, Vicente Lim III,Evelyn Orda, Kristine Angeli Roa | PPIAF