Nadia Guettou Djurfeldt
Mercy Mutua

Intrahousehold decision-making, livelihoods, and household water choices in Kenya

Access to and rights over resources, including water, play a key role in agricultural production and the other types of productive activities that can be undertaken by the household.

In partnership with International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and financially supported by REACH, this project aims to explore intrahousehold differences in individual water access; how this is linked to water allocation in the household’s productive activities; and how they are associated with who controls output and income earned.

It also aims to explore intrinsic agency within the household around water issues. Specifically, we will explore who is making the decisions about different aspects of the household’s water portfolio, how decisions are made, and how this impacts household water outcomes.