BA AN RASIK is a demonstration program of the Government of Timor-Leste implemented by UNDESA to strengthen community management of water and renewable energy services in three rural sub-districts. The Program addresses all facets of sustainable
water and energy provision, including social, governance, financial and infrastructure
aspects.. BA AN RASIK focuses particularly on building community capacities and stewardship. The underlying principle of the Program is that communities with a strong sense of ownership over their resources take care of those resources. BA AN RASIK will facilitate stronger ownership by building communitiesí capacity to make decisions, recognize their assets and better understand the benefits of improved management.
Therefore, the project attempts to apply the principles of the sustainable livelihood
Objectives and Lessons Learnt: http://www.un.org/esa/sustdev/tech_coop/BA_AN_RASIK/BA_AN_RASIK_Lessons_Learnt.pdf