Kamal Kar and Petra Bongartz (2006). IDS This paper is intended to complement IDS Working Paper 257 (November 2005), by giving a short update on recent developments in the rapidly changing field of Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) in six countries in South and South East Asia. It highlights emerging trends, successes, challenges and lessons from Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia and Nepal. The information given herein is accurate to the best of our knowledge but does not claim to be comprehensive. For a description of the CLTS process and earlier developments please refer back to IDS Working Paper 257.