Colombia: policy impact of Ph.D thesis on guidelines for productive use

In Colombia, Dr. Silvia Milena finalized her Ph.D. thesis, “Lineamientos de política de uso de agua para las actividades productivas de subsistencia en la zona rural andina”, directed by Inés Restrepo Tarquino, Universidad del Valle (Cali, Colombia).  This research has encouraged the Ministry of Housing, City and Territory of Colombia to be the first in the world to revise its design criteria for rural water supply to enable multiple uses. This is a major step in a setting where rural development is the top priority in the Peace Agreement. The policy brief of the thesis (in English) is available for download below.