Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care
The Water Integrity Network (WIN) series Water Integrity in Action aims to look into detail at specific themes or areas of the water sector that have been affected by corruption.
This first publication in the WIN series “Water Integrity in Action” explores how the island nation of Sri Lanka has managed to curb illegal sand mining along two of its major rivers, Maha Oya and Deduru Oya. Such action was largely due to the campaign efforts of the Sri Lanka Water Partnership and NetWater, supported by Global Water Partnership and Water Integrity Network.
Although the campaign is far from over, the aim is to take stock of the situation, to document the progress made so far as well as the challenges that lie ahead…