This special session explored new approaches that harness mobile technologies to overcome financial, operational and institutional barriers to rural water security in sub-Saharan Africa and India. The presentations were:
- Rural water supply management and monitoring innovations from West Africa (Daniel Annerose, Manobi)
- Smart handpumps and rural water security risk (Dr Rob Hope, University of Oxford)
- LIFELINK – Reducing financial and operational risks to rural water security (Rasoul Mikkelsen, Grundfos)
- Mobile-enhanced handpump maintenance innovations in rural India (K.J. Rajeev, WaterAid)
Mobile technology innovations and rural water security. Special session at the Water Security, Risk and Society Conference, Oxford University, UK, 16-18 April 2012.