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The Dynamics and Sustainability of CLTS: Mapping challenges and pathways

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This Working Paper by Synne Movik and Lyla Mehta seeks to map out and understand the social, technological and ecological dynamics of CLTS implementation in order to better appreciate the long-term sustainability issues of CLTS and realise its full potential for improving people’s lives and well-being.

The paper looks at the idea of of dynamic systems, teasing out the ways in which socio-technical-ecological systems interact to produce particular outcomes. Then it goes on to examine perceptions of sustainability, before exploring the implications for governance and scaling-up of CLTS.

You may also like to read the shorter Steps Briefing Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS): Challenges and opportunities which is related to the Working Paper.

Both publications form part of a series of publications by the Steps Centre

Date: 14 October 2010