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Comparison of community managed projects and conventional approaches in rural water supply of Ethiopia. / Behailu, Beshah M.; Suominen, Arto; Katko, Tapio S.; Mattila, Harri; Yayehyirad, Gashaw .

In: African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 10, No. 9, 04AF23059936, 30.09.2016, p. 292-306.

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Behailu, BM, Suominen, A, Katko, TS, Mattila, H & Yayehyirad, G 2016, 'Comparison of community managed projects and conventional approaches in rural water supply of Ethiopia', African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 10, no. 9, 04AF23059936, pp. 292-306. https://doi.org/10.5897/AJEST2016.2132

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Behailu, B. M., Suominen, A., Katko, T. S., Mattila, H., & Yayehyirad, G. (2016). Comparison of community managed projects and conventional approaches in rural water supply of Ethiopia. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 10(9), 292-306. [04AF23059936]. https://doi.org/10.5897/AJEST2016.2132

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Behailu BM, Suominen A, Katko TS, Mattila H, Yayehyirad G. Comparison of community managed projects and conventional approaches in rural water supply of Ethiopia. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. 2016 Sep 30;10(9):292-306. 04AF23059936. https://doi.org/10.5897/AJEST2016.2132

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Behailu, Beshah M. ; Suominen, Arto ; Katko, Tapio S. ; Mattila, Harri ; Yayehyirad, Gashaw . / Comparison of community managed projects and conventional approaches in rural water supply of Ethiopia. In: African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. 2016 ; Vol. 10, No. 9. pp. 292-306.

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