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Kamal Kar

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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 colaborated on Irish Aid and Gates Foundation supported action learning and networking projects on CLTS until 2010 when he set up his own organisation, the CLTS Foundation in his hometown of Kolkata, India. For details on Kamal Kar's work, the latest news from the CLTS Foundation and contact details, please consult the Foundation's website www.cltsfoundation.org