Residents of Burkina Faso’s Nouaho sub-basin are exposed to water-related hazards such as inadequate quantities of water, poor sanitation, and flooding, which are exacerbated by climate change. This brief explores gender-differentiated water security risks in Nouaho sub-basin, with the aim of informing the development of adaptation strategies in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector.
This work was supported by the UK Department for International Development as part of the ‘REACH Improving Water Security for the Poor’ programme
Dickin, S. (2018). Gender and water security in Burkina Faso: lessons for adaptation. SEI policy brief. Stockholm Environment Institute, Stockholm.
Gender and water security in Burkina Faso: lessons for adaptation