How can we ensure that communities are able to engage in the operation and maintenance of water, sanitation and waste infrastructure?
Growing populations in the Maldives are putting increasing pressure on waste management and sewage infrastructure. This report lays out a framework for utility companies to more meaningfully and effectively engage communities in the operation and maintenance of these infrastructures, with the aim of improving environmental management practices and quality of life.
Live and Learn has developed a six-step community mobilisation model as a starting point for companies seeking to implement community engagement plans. The steps outlined include: Plan, Listen & Learn, Discuss & Develop, Adapt & Act, Support, and Evaluate.