Cover of Total sanitation coverage in East Asia

Total sanitation coverage in East Asia 13 Apr 2015 | Henry Northover, Shin Kue Ryu, Timothy Brewer. Principal Researcher: Shin Kue Ryu

This discussion paper sets out some preliminary findings from ongoing research in East Asian states on the political economy of sanitation and hygiene services that delivered total coverage within a generation. These early generalised conclusions are not intended to claim blueprints for success but rather to input into the emerging dialogue in the sanitation and hygiene sectors on how the necessary step change for delivering universal access to services can be achieved by 2030. Available in English, French and Portuguese.

WaterAid Nicaragua country programme evaluation 13 Apr 2015 | WaterAid Nicaragua

In November 2014, two independent consultants and a member of WaterAid UK’s Programme Support Unit conducted an evaluation of the Nicaragua country program to assess its relevance, effectiveness, and technical excellence, leading to recommendations for the first country program strategy development process. The evaluators spent three weeks consulting key local and national stakeholders and institutions on sector challenges and visiting WaterAid supported projects. This briefing note summarizes the evaluation team’s findings and recommendations.
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Disability: Making CLTS Fully Inclusive 29 Jul 2014 | WaterAid and WEDC

Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) aims at total sanitation. For that it has to be inclusive. This issue of Frontiers of CLTS, co-authored by Jane Wilbur for WaterAid and Hazel Jones for WEDC, focuses on people with disabilities and their particular needs for access.

Sustainability of WASH services supported by WaterAid in Uganda

Sustainability of WASH services supported by WaterAid in Uganda 13 Feb 2013 | Prof Richard C Carter and Geoffrey Kidega

This assessment seeks to understand if the arrangements put in place in by the WaterAid/EUWF programme will ensure sustainability of water and sanitation services and hygiene behaviour changes. The assessment also undertakes a wider examination of the Community Based Management System (CBMS) for rural water services, as set out in various national policy documents and put into practice by District Local Government and NGO actors. It also explores what an equivalent of CBMS would look like, as it applies to sanitation and hygiene.

ICT to improve water governance

ICT to improve water governance 20 Oct 2013 | World Water Week 2013

Information and communications technology (ICT) has transformed how people communicate. ICT is quickly changing relationships, facilitating the measurement and monitoring of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions, and enabling local-level practitioners to use evidence to guide decision-making. As a result, equitable access and the sustainability of WASH services are improved.

While ICT is bringing new opportunities for WASH interventions, there are several challenges to using the full potential of ICT in our work.

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Component sharing guidelines 22 Nov 2011 | Country: Pakistan | Author: Mustafa Talpur

Technical and social guidelines for a low-cost urban sanitation model. Learning and sharing knowledge is a crucial element of our ongoing partnership with the Orangi Pilot Project, which has proved extremely valuable as we expand our urban work globally.
Rainwater harvesting for recharging shallow groundwater

Rainwater harvesting for recharging shallow groundwater 26 Oct 2011 | Country: Nepal | Kabir Das Rajbhandari

This research paper discusses the importance of managing rainwater to recharge groundwater sources. It indicates the potential of rainwater harvesting, when properly managed, as a tool to counter depleting water sources and the ever-increasing demand for water.
Construction of ecological sanitation latrine - a technical handbook

Construction of ecological sanitation latrine - a technical handbook 16 Sep 2011 | Country: Timor-Leste | WaterAid Nepal

This handbook is the outcome of the ecological sanitation latrine promotion projects carried out by our partners in Nepal (the Environment and Public Health Organisation, Lumanti Support Group for Shelter and Centre for Integrated Urban Development).