Govt pools bureaucrats to finalise water policy

Mon, 19 Nov 2012

By Pattrick Smellie Nov. 19 (BusinessDesk) - The government has quietly formed a 40-strong Water Reform Directorate in the Ministry for the Environment to respond to last week's report of the four year experiment in consensus policy-making, the Land and Water Forum. In a move welcomed by water sector watchers as a sign the LAWF process will produce major improvements in freshwater allocation and management, the directorate was established in August, drawing on officials from a range of disparate government agencies. These include representat...

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