Ruth Carlitz

Ruth Carlitz is a PhD candidate in Political Science at the University of California, Los Angeles, where she is writing a dissertation of government responsiveness for rural water provision. She recently conducted six months of fieldwork in Tanzania.

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    The challenge of water provision in rural Tanzania

    Despite significant recent investment, levels of access to clean drinking water in Tanzania remain similar to those of 20 years ago. Why is it that although money has been flowing, water continues to trickle? The Tanzanian NGO Twaweza recently released a research brief detailing the ongoing challenge of access to clean water in the country. The brief showed that just...

    7 Oct 2014 | Ruth Carlitz, Ben Taylor