P

Participation

Taking part or being actively involved in a process or activity. (5)

Partnership

Agreement to carry out a certain task together that will benefit all involved, according to their own interests. (4)

Pastoralism

Way of life in which people who keep animals, such as cattle, sheep, etc., move from place to place looking for sufficient water and food for their animals. (6)

Per capita

Per head or per person. (14)

Planning

Systematic process of establishing a need and then working out the best way to meet the need by deciding objectives and activities, with their sequences and resources. (14)

Point source (of water supply)

Water supply accessed at source, e.g. hand-dug wells, protected springs. (6)

Policy

High-level statement of overall purpose and principles that will guide plans and decisions. (2)

Pollution

The presence or release into the environment of any substance that can cause harm. (15)

Private sector

The part of a country’s economy that is not run by the government. (9)

Procurement

Buying or obtaining goods and services. (13)

Programme management units (pmus)

Responsible for implementing ownp plans and activities at federal and regional level, and zonal where appropriate. (7)

Programme operational manual (pom)

Main guiding document for management of funds channelled through the consolidated wash account. (4)

Programmes

Any set of related events, activities or projects. programmes are developed to enact policies and strategies. (2)

Project-based aid approach

Aid provided to support the implementation of a single project without integrated planning and use of resources. (3)

Public latrines

Latrines open to anybody, in public places or in residential areas. (14)

Public-private partnership (ppp)

Collaboration between a public or government office and a private sector company towards a common objective and for mutual benefit (4)

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