WSSCC, IRC and BPD jointly organized a SADC Learning and Sharing Session on Partnerships for Peri-Urban Sanitation on 24-25 November in Maputo, Mozambique. The workshop brought together 32 participants from Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Madagascar and Angola, representing a range of stakeholders in urban sanitation partnerships, from national or municipal government, utilities, NGOs, and private sector. A key aim of the workshop, among others, was to help practitioners and policymakers better understand the circumstances in which partnerships for peri-urban sanitation delivery can be effective (and highlight when they are not) and provide principles to help those planning or participating in such partnerships. In addition to the theme of partnerships, topics of discussion included an exploration of the drivers for urban demand and the possible role of CLTS in an urban context; sanitation financing and the contributions of various partners; partnerships with small-scale entrepreneurs; and small towns and their potential for sanitation partnerships. For more information contact Carolien van der Voorden at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), a WSSCC partner, has updated the Evidence Gap Map (EGM) that provides an analysis of 41 systematic reviews and 317 impact evaluation studies in low- and middle-income countries (L&MICs). The analysis is based on the impact of WASH promotional approaches on behaviour change, health and socio-economic outcomes in […]
Click here for information in Arabic, French, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. India has taken massive strides towards achieving universal safe sanitation. The number of people without access to toilets in rural India has gone down from 550 million in 2014 to less than 150 million today, through an intensive behaviour change campaign, the Swachh […]
Dans les décennies à venir, il y a fort à penser que les plus grands problèmes de ce monde persisteront, tout comme des millions de personnes continueront de se sentir laissées pour compte face aux forces de la mondialisation. Seul un changement rapide et radical pourrait déjouer cette prédiction. Il appartient donc aux États, aux […]
One safe prediction for our world in the next future is that the biggest global problems will not disappear, and millions of people will keep feeling left behind by the forces of globalization unless we take immediate radical action. Governments, civil society organizations, development partners and businesses must increase their joint efforts to achieve the […]