“A friend in need is a friend indeed”—Access to water and human relationships

Lecture Description

In this lecture, we will shed light on mechanisms by which even among slum dwellers individuals who enjoy relatively advantageous positions in their social networks have access to cheaper and safer water, and will cite methods to more fairly satisfy the needs of more people.

Date:
Oct 17, 2009
Target:
Visitors
Field:
Economics / Business / Finance History / Ethnology

Speaker

Petr Matous

Petr Matous

Graduate School of Engineering


学歴

職歴

研究テーマ

貧困層の水へのアクセス、辺鄙な地域における携帯電話の有用性、限界集落における社会的支援、農民間の革新的技術の浸透、建設現場における異文化コミュニケーション


最近の主な著書
"Measuring social capital in a Philippine slum", The Journal of Field Methods Sage Publications 2010
"Sustainable replication and scaling up of small piped water supplies" Asian Development Bank 2008

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