The 18th meeting of the UK's Sanitation Community of Practice was held on Tuesday 27th September 2016 at Loughborough University. The meeting was organised by SanCoP, in partnership with WEDC at Loughborough University, Cranfield University, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the University of Leeds.
At the 39th International WEDC Conference, Plan Netherlands and Plan UK hosted a side event entitled 'Looking beyond ODF: planning and implementing for sustainability. Plan shared challenges and lessons learned from two different Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) Programmes: Mascha Singeling, Senior WASH Advisor at Plan Netherlands, shared lessons learned from the Pan Africa CLTS Programme that covered 8 African countries; Mimi Coultas, WASH Advisor at Plan International UK, presented the lessons learned from the large Payment by Results South Asia WASH Results Programme.
As part of the 39th WEDC International Conference, the CLTS Knowledge Hub hosted a one day CLTS Sharing and Learning workshop on Sunday 10th July 2016 in Kumasi, Ghana. Participants from a range of different countries including Ghana, Nigeria, Niger, South Sudan, Sierra Leone, Kenya, Zambia and Zimbabwe shared their experiences, innovations, challenges and knowledge gaps in CLTS and WASH more generally.
The CLTS Knowledge Hub is excited to announce the launch of its new book Sustainable Sanitation for all: experiences, challenges and innovations, published by Practical Action.
Report from the CLTS Sharing and Learning Workshop hosted by the CLTS Knowledge Hub on Wednesday 18th May 2016 at the Brisbane WASH Futures Conference. At the workshop, participants from different countries and organisations had the opportunity to exchange experiences, discuss ideas, challenges, innovations and to network with each other. Topics that featured prominently on the day were sustainability, equity and inclusion, monitoring, verification and certification.
This note summarizes outputs, conclusions and follows up actions from the Rapid Action Learning and Sharing Workshop on Innovations in Rural Sanitation organized by The Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation, Government of India in collaboration with the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) and the CLTS Knowledge Hub at the Institute of Development Studies, and held in Bhopal, India from 18-19th August 2015.
On the 24th May 2015 The CLTS Knowledge Hub and the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) convened a ‘CLTS Learning and Sharing Workshop’ in Dakar, Senegal, ahead of the 4th AfricanSan Conference. The event was attended by over 90 WASH practitioners and consultants from NGOs, international agencies, government and research institutions based in 21 different countries. This report summarises the proceedings and discussions.