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SNID Talk: When is a community too poor to receive a pro-poor water program?

Thursday, March 22, 2018
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Mackintosh-Corry Hall
Room: D214
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Dr. Elijah Bisung is an assistant professor in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Queen’s University. His primary area of research focuses on social and environmental production of health and wellbeing. His broad areas of interest and scholarly contributions include environmental collective action, environmental stress and psychosocial health, community based participatory research, and health systems resilience to climate change.  His work also focuses on the interfaces of water policy and practice in low income settings

This presentation will critically examine the workings and implementation of a pro-poor water policy and strategy in Kisumu, Kenya. Elijah Bisung discusses tensions and gaps between the worlds of policy and practice in the context of water. The presentation is based on five years of community based participatory research and advocacy work with community leaders.

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