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22 November 2011

The forthcoming issue 82 of Benetton’s Colors magazine is entitled Shit. A survival guide and was inspired by Rose George’s book The Big Necessity. It focuses on sanitation and includes photos and information on CLTS.
The magazine is on sale from November 2011 in four bilingual editions (English + Italian, French, Spanish or Korean) and you can see some extracts and images of it on their website

22 November 2011

On Saturday 19th November 2011, Population Services International (PSI) celebrated World Toilet Day at the Juba Grand Hotel to honour the efforts of those involved in eradicating open defecation.
PSI’s CLTS programme is contributing to sustainable sanitation in Juba, Wau and Yei.

22 November 2011

Article about the drive to eradicate open defecation with the help of CLTS

22 November 2011

At the opening ceremony of the third national roundtable conference on CLTS in Katsina State, Nigeria, UNICEF’s Chief of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Vinod Alkari, said that Nigeria loses N455 billion annually or 1.3 per cent of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) due to poor sanitation. Furthermore, he stated that 33 million people defecate in the open while only a third of the country’s population have access to improved sanitation, resulting in high morbidity and mortality in Nigeria.

17 November 2011

In September 2011, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awarded Plan International USA a four-year $7 million dollar learning and implementation grant to determine how to best introduce Community-Led Total Sanitation solutions in developing countries. Research and testing will be conducted on new and specifically designed projects in Kenya, Ethiopia, and Ghana and will examine the CLTS approach, ultimately aiming to uncover ways to make it more scalable and cost-effective.

17 November 2011

The 19h November is World Toilet Day The World Toil

15 November 2011

Next week is World Toilet Day. Why? No invention has saved more lives than a toilet.

15 November 2011

The African Centre for Leadership, Strategy and Development (Centre LSD) , an NGO says that it will not relent in its determination to ensure open defecation free society in the federal Capital Territory (FCT). The centre has introduced CLTS to ensure the participation of men, women and youth in sanitation and waste management.

15 November 2011

Papua New Guinea is off-track in meeting its Millennium Development Goals for sanitation because of lack of government investment. CLTS has proved a success in some areas and, with support from NGOs has reached over 400 communities in 15 of the provinces so far.

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