Water law, water rights and water supply (Africa): Mozambique - study country report

Abstract

Project R7327 aimed to identify and promote awareness and understanding of the constraints and enabling conditions provided to domestic water supply and sanitation provision for the rural/urban poor by written and unwritten local/national water laws and water rights issues in order to enable the adoption of improved effective, accessible enforceable legislation in line with improved water supply and sanitation. Following a brief introduction, the second part of this report gives the statutory legal framework for water and sanitation in Mozambique, the third part reflects the nature and status of customary water rights, the fourth part gives the nature and status of water supply and sanitation provision, the fifth part discusses the impact of water law and water rights on water supply and sanitation provision/access to the poor, the sixth part concludes the study and the seventh part provides recommendations.

Citation

Cranfield University at Silsoe, UK, 25 pp.

Water law, water rights and water supply (Africa): Mozambique - study country report

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