Providing access to clean water and better sanitation for the poor is a global concern. But access alone is insufficient to reduce poverty. Based on RiPPLE research programme theme of Money into Water, Water into Money, this film looks at improved access and poverty reduction in both rural and urban environments in Ethiopia. Understanding links between availability, access and use of water and sanitation is crucial to the challenge of achieving pro-poor economic growth.
Alan Nicol and the ODI Water Policy Programme