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Broken Pumps and Promises [electronic resource] : Incentivizing Impact in Environmental Health / edited by Evan A. Thomas.

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dc.contributor.author Thomas, Evan A. editor.
dc.contributor.author SpringerLink (Online service)
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-01T13:21:32Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-01T13:21:32Z
dc.date.created 2016.
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.isbn 9783319286433
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.conacyt.gov.py/xmlui/handle/123456789/16660
dc.description XI, 240 p. 37 illus., 6 illus. in color.
dc.description.abstract This volume highlights some of the challenges in delivering effective environmental health interventions, and presents examples of emergent theories and case studies that can help close the gap between intent and impact. These include impact crediting systems, objective evidence gathering tools, and social businesses that service environmental health. The case studies presented cross disciplines, scales, organizational and national boundaries and can defy easy categorization. A water project may be designed for a health impact, but financed with a climate change tool, and leverage high tech cell phone sensors. A cookstove program may be primarily concerned with employment and capacity building, but balance environmental and health concerns. Presently, the impact of interventions may not always be aligned to the intent sought. In this book, readers will discover alternative ways to move the mindset of funders and implementers toward pay-for-performance models of humanitarian and environmental interventions. Undergraduate and graduate students taking courses in social enterprise, social entrepreneurship, global health, appropriate technology, international development and development engineering would benefit from these increasingly non-traditional case studies that challenge commonly accepted presentations of poverty reduction and social enterprise.
dc.description.tableofcontents Introduction -- Performance Over Promises -- Trade-offs and Risks in Results Based Approaches -- How Feedback Loops Can Improve Aid and Governance -- Intent To Impact – Diluted Safe Water Monitoring -- Mobilizing Payments for Water Service Sustainability -- Enabling Ecological Restoration Through Quantification -- Incentivizing Impact – Privately Financed Public Health in Rwanda -- A Critical Review of Carbon Credits for Household Water Treatment -- HAPIT, the Household Air Pollution Intervention Tool -- Innovations in Payments for Health Benefits of Improved Cookstoves -- The Role of Mobile in Delivering Sanitation Services -- Combining Sensors and Ethnography to Evaluate Latrine Use In India -- Sustainable Sanitation Provision in Urban Slums – The Sanergy Case Study -- Pay for Performance Energy Access Market.
dc.language eng
dc.publisher Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2016.
dc.relation.ispartofseries Springer eBooks
dc.relation.uri http://cicco.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28643-3
dc.subject Environment.
dc.subject Environmental health.
dc.subject Environmental management.
dc.subject Climate change.
dc.subject Social policy.
dc.subject Economic policy.
dc.subject Environment.
dc.subject Environmental Health.
dc.subject Water and Health.
dc.subject Water Policy/Water Governance/Water Management.
dc.subject Social Policy.
dc.subject Climate Change.
dc.subject R & D/Technology Policy.
dc.subject.ddc 613.1 23
dc.subject.lcc RA565-600
dc.subject.other Earth and Environmental Science (Springer-11646)
dc.title Broken Pumps and Promises [electronic resource] : Incentivizing Impact in Environmental Health / edited by Evan A. Thomas.
dc.type text
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-3-319-28643-3
dc.description.edition 1st ed. 2016.
dc.identifier.bib 978-3-319-28643-3
dc.format.rdamedia computer
dc.format.rdacarrier online resource
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