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Accountability, human right to water and health in Costa Rica: a community water supply board perspective

The Centro de Derecho Ambiental y de los Recursos Naturales (CEDARENA) has prepared a video with interviews from rural Costa Rica, where agrochemical pollution and State’s failure to comply and implement its legal and regulatory frameworks have a negative impact on the lives of rural communities. How citizens can hold the state and third parties accountable when accountability mechanisms exist but are ineffective? What are the consequences of institutional mistrust and why it is important to factor them in? How can media inform and mobilise citizens and institutions?