SolutionMUS can help you

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  • Assess the impacts of siloed versus integrated poverty reduction programs.
  • Collect data and build the evidence base for strengthening and adapting the approach.
  • Inform and influence implementation, funding and policy.

 Are you unsure how to deal with the challenges of introducing SolutionMUS?

Challenges

  • Performing quality research on an understanding topic requires good data.
  • Funding for interdisciplinary research can be difficult to secure.

Solutions

  • Partner with implementing organizations or government agencies to access existing project documents including baseline and evaluations.
  • Highlight broad-reaching implications of results on investments in water sector.
  • Tackle manageable research questions.

 

How you can get started with research that draws on SolutionMUS

  • Visit sites where Multiple-Use Water Services are planned to help you understand the implementation process and the impacts of interventions.
  • Target research on one aspect of program impact, such as sustainability of services or enhanced resilience.
  • Share research findings with implementing organizations, policymakers and funders.

 

Researchers on Multiple-Use Water Services

After attending an International MUS Exchange Visit that took place in Morogoro, Tanzania, Sara Marks, a Postdoctoral Fellow at Johns Hopkins University, shares her insights on MUS and on the Winrock-U.S. Water Partnership sponsored Vvsit.

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