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Beyond the anecdotal, unscientific or hard-to-validate: new grant opportunity from WSSCC on impact evaluation in sanitation

The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) has announced a Call For Proposals (CFP) for grant support for work relating to the ‘design and implementation of impact evaluation of sanitation and hygiene programmes’.  The deadline for submissions is June 15, 2014. 

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19 May 2014

New UNICEF/WHO report says WASH gains mask growing inequalities

DUBAI, 8 May 2014 (IRIN) - Inequalities in access to clean drinking water and sanitation persist and in some cases are getting worse, although close to two billion people globally have gained access to clean drinking water and sanitation since 1990, according to new data from the World Health Organization and the UN Children’s Fund.

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8 May 2014

The Sanitation Drive in Assam: Voices from the Ground - Global Sanitation Fund in India

This set of case studies address the various components of the GSF programme through real life stories. Behavior change and awareness creation in sanitary practice, demand generation, strengthened supply chain, and challenges of sustainability in investments and behaviours are highlighted.

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Author: NRMC India
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Last updated: Wed, 12/18/2013 - 16:24

Toilet Talk - GSF India Spurring Action & Dialogue for Health & Hygiene

The Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) in India has been raising awareness on the importance of sanitary hygiene practices and use of latrines in rural areas of Jharkhand, Bihar and Assam. NRMC India, Executing Agency of GSF in India, recognises the importance of public dialogue on this matter. This issue shares some of NRMC's work with the media and updates on programme activities. Articles by Indira Khurana and Swati Sahi in mainstream media are reproduced for wider sharing. The centerpiece of this newsletter is Anand Shekhar, Team Leader GSF India, in conversation with OneWorld South Asia on challenges of bringing people sustainable santitaton.

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Author: NRMC
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Last updated: Tue, 12/17/2013 - 12:36

Sanitation and reduced inequalities in South Asia - Briefing Note

This briefing paper highlights some of the complex factors relating to equitable access to sanitation in South Asia, by illustrating case studies from countries across the region. It analyses barriers to access through the lens of social, economic, political, geographic, environmental and administrative factors.

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Last updated: Thu, 10/31/2013 - 11:57

Food security, climate change and… sanitation

During the opening ceremony of the Budapest Water Summit today, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon put sanitation on the same level as food security and climate change, giving it a prominent role in shaping the post-2015 development agenda.

10 October 2013

WSSCC to host side event at Budapest Water Summit 2013

From 08:00 to 08:50 on 9 October, in conjunction with the Budapest Water Summit 2013, WSSCC and the Governments of The Netherlands and Switzerland will host a special breakfast side event entitled “Behavior Change – Sustainable Investment in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene”.

7 October 2013

Joining hands - report of the media partnership initiative of GSF in India

The GSF India programme organized a media workshop in Guwahati, the capital of the North East Indian State of Assam, in early September. The workshop aimed at bringing senior journalists writing on sanitation, health and hygiene on a common platform to ensure concerted action on this critical issue, understand the challenges in reportage, and create “Sanitation Champions” in the media. The workshops also tried to encourage and sensitise journalists to develop more insightful stories on the vital issue of sanitation and hygiene.

 

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Author: NR Management Consultants
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Last updated: Thu, 10/03/2013 - 12:27

Rapport d’avancement du Fonds mondial pour l’Assainissement, Août 2013 - Mise à Jour

Au 1er  juillet 2013, le Fonds mondial pour l’assainissement  apportait son soutien actif  à des initiatives au Cambodge, en Éthiopie, en Inde, à  Madagascar, au Malawi, au Népal, au Nigéria, au Sénégal, en Tanzanie et en Ouganda. Dans ces pays, plus de 100 agences de mise en œuvre ont sensibilisé les populations à l’assainissement et à l’hygiène  au niveau national et dans plusieurs régions. Parmi les principaux  indicateurs de progrès, on relève le fait que, grâce au travail de ces agences, quelque 1,5 million de personnes ont à présent accès à des toilettes améliorées  et  les utilisent. Ce rapport d’avancement biannuel présente les résultats en cours issus de la mise en œuvre du programme GSF.

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Author: Katherine Anderson
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Last updated: Thu, 10/03/2013 - 12:30

Lessons and drivers behind the positive GSF-funded sanitation and hygiene changes in rural Cambodia

SNV, a sub-grantee of the Global Sanitation Fund in Camodia, is working in close cooperation with the government partners, community groups and other stakeholders in the five provinces of Kampong Cham, Takeo, Svay Rieng, Kampong Speu and Kandal to improve the health and quality of life for the rural households through enhanced access to improved sanitation and hygiene practices.

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22 September 2013
Last updated: Sun, 09/22/2013 - 14:01