'This highly readable book raises important issues in the management of freshwater in the interests of the poor and the marginalised, issues that are becoming more pressing in the face of population growth, economic development and climate change.'
Barbara Schreiner, executive director, Pegasys Institute
'This is a very significant book, and an important grounding for future thinking and policy around "water for all."'
Robert Chambers, author of Rural Development and Provocations for Development
'An illustrative, inspiring and innovative text. Scholars, researchers, policy-makers and planners in the water sector will undoubtedly find this book a vital reference.'
John Ddumba-Ssentamu, professor and vice chancellor, Makerere University
'An insightful and important analysis of the promises and pitfalls inherent in hybrid development models guiding global water resource governance.'
Nalini Visvanathan, co-editor of The Women, Gender and Development Reader