The pioneer of Community-led Total Sanitation
Dr. Kamal Kar is a specialist in livestock production, agriculture and natural resources by training, with special interest in Social and Participatory Development. He has worked as an independent consultant in South and South East Asia, Africa and Latin America for bilateral, multilateral and international agencies, including the World Bank, WSP, the Asian Development Bank, DFID, UNICEF, UNDP, Ireland Aid, GTZ, and a number of International NGOs, including CARE, Plan International and WaterAid. From 2006 to 2009, he also worked with IDS as a consultant on the DFID funded project Going to Scale? The Potential of Community-led Total Sanitation and subsequently on Irish Aid and Gates Foundation supported action learning and networking projects on CLTS. In 2010 he set up the CLTS Foundation in his hometown of Kolkata, India. Dr Kamal Kar continues to work as consultant providing CLTS trainings, follow up support and advice to NGOs, governments and bilateral agencies.