Key resource: Supporting the least able throughout and beyond CLTS

Since its conception in 1999, Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) has spread to over 60 countries and resulted in millions of people across the world living in open defecation free (ODF) communities. The approach was a departure from subsidy-driven sanitation programming which often led to uneven adoption and only partial use. CLTS enabled communities to own the process and collectively work towards becoming ODF. However, since its implementation at scale a number of challenges have appeared.

Date: 22 June 2017

Key resource: Suivi, vérification et certification de l’ATPC : progrès et durabilité

Le suivi, la vérification et la certification sont essentiels pour garantir le succès et la durabilité des efforts en matière d’Assainissement total piloté par la communauté (ATPC). Le suivi évalue et documente les progrès accomplis vers l’obtention du statut de fin de défécation à l’air libre (FDAL) et sa durabilité. La vérification et la certification confèrent un objectif aux communautés et aident les agences de mise en oeuvre et les pouvoirs publics à veiller à la cohérence et la fiabilité des résultats souhaités.

Date: 2 March 2017

Key resource: Rastrear Progresso e Sustentabilidade: Monitoria, Verificação e Certificação de CLTS

Monitoria, verificação e certificação são essenciais para garantir o êxito e a sustentabilidade dos esforços de Saneamento Total Liderado pela Comunidade (CLTS). A monitoria avalia e documenta o progresso realizado e a sustentabilidade do estatuto de Livre de Fecalismo a Céu Aberto (ODF). A verificação e a certificação definem uma meta para as comunidades e ajudam as agências implementadoras e os governos a garantir a coerência e a fiabilidade dos resultados desejados.

Date: 22 February 2017

Key resource: Un assainissement durable pour tous: expériences, défis et innovations

Ce livre s’attache à décrire la mosaïque de paysages de durabilité de l’ATPC et de l’assainissement en faisant référence aux Objectifs de développement durable (ODD) et en prenant des exemples tirés d’Afrique et d’Asie ; il capture une myriade d’expériences et d’innovations issues d’un large éventail d’institutions et d’acteurs au sein du secteur de l’EAH et il s’efforce de formuler des recommandations et des suggestions pratiques en matière de politiques et de pratiques à l’intention des bailleurs de fonds, des décideurs, des pouvoirs publics et des praticiens.

Date: 20 February 2017

Key resource: Tracking Progress and Sustainability: Monitoring, Verification and Certification of CLTS

Monitoring, verification and certification are essential for ensuring the success and sustainability of Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) efforts. Monitoring assesses and documents progress towards and the sustainability of Open Defecation Free (ODF) status. Verification and certification provide a goal for communities and help implementing agencies and governments to ensure consistency and reliability of desired outcomes.

Date: 24 January 2017

Key resource: The Addis Agreement: Using CLTS in urban and peri-urban areas

In June 2016, the CLTS Knowledge Hub convened a workshop on 'Using a CLTS approach in peri-urban and urban environments’ in Addis Ababa. The discussions and shared experiences from the workshop are captured in the Addis Agreement which contains important stages of an urban CLTS process. Each stage is explained, examples provided and advice given. The intention is not a guidebook but a set of ideas and considerations for those interested in embarking on a similar approach.
Date: 8 August 2016

Key resource: Re-framing Undernutrition: Faecally-Transmitted Infections and the 5 As (IDS Working Paper 450)

In this IDS Working Paper, Robert Chambers (CLTS Knowledge Hub, IDS) and Gregor von Medeazza (UNICEF) argue for a more inclusive framework for thinking about and dealing with undernutrition.  One concept is FTIs (faecally-transmitted infections).  This is designed to avoid the reductionisms of faecal-oral infections, waterborne diseases, and the focus on the diarrhoeas to the neglect of less dramatic and less measurable FTIs especially environmental enteropathy.  A second concept is the 5 As – availability and access which both have oral associations, and absorption, antibodies and allopath

Date: 31 October 2014


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