|Author||Kalugalagedera, T.(ed);Samarakoon, D.(ed)|
|Published by||Practical Action, Sri Lanka|
|No. of pages||20|
|This manual provides implementers with technical information on how to install an efficient pico hydro unit with community participation (including that of women in the community who benefit the most from this technology). It further helps practitioners made aware of how best to harness strengths of women’s participation and ensure successful running of the unit. The manual provides a step-by-step process from the initial energy assessment, FINANCING, planning, installation and finally operation and maintenance of the pico hydro unit. While providing necessary technical information to the practitioners the manual also highlight gender dimensions that need to be considered during a pico hydro installation process not only to ensure that the unit is technically efficient and sustainable but also to provide users with the best benefits.|
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