The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has extensively supported the construction, rehabilitation and governance development of small multi-purpose reservoirs in northern Ghana. But what are the effects of these investments on local water governance? Who controls the local Water Users’ Associations? How do users deal with conflicts of interest around the scarce resource water, in an area that experiences an 8 months dry season every year? And: How can Net-Map be used by a development agency as part of their project evaluation?
Go to “Case Studies” and read about our experience in an exploratory field visit to rural communities in the Kasena Nankana district.