Governments and Institutions

Sacosan V: An overview of the conference and Nepal’s sanitation and hygiene master plan

SACOSAN V

The South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN V) kicked off on the 21 October 2013 in Kathmandu. It is a biennial convention providing a platform for interaction on sanitation to South Asian countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka), enabling learning from past experiences and setting actions for the future.

Sanitation: Nigeria can be a key world economic player, if ...

Nigeria needs to proactively address sanitation issues for it to be a key world economic player,  United Nations Chilren Education Fund (UNICEF) has said, adding that a country’s sanitation level determines the survival rate of its children.

Read more in the Nigerian Tribune, 22nd October 2013

Reflections from World Water Week 2013

Robert Chambers

I enjoyed World Water Week.  There were some good sessions, old friends and new people to meet, and a lot to learn.  This year the theme was Water Cooperation: Building Partnerships.  The bias to water was understandable but if anything stronger than usual – my rough count is that about one session in ten was on sanitation or WASH, but that was enough to keep you busy as sessions ran in parallel and much of the time there was something relevant to go to. 

Report from the National Workshop on Community-Led Approach in the context of Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (NBA) in India

Participants at the Nainital workshop

This report presents the main discussions, conclusions and recommendations of the National Workshop on Community-Led Approach in the Context of Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan held at the Uttarakhand Academy of Administration, Nainital on April 16 to 18 2013.  The workshop was convened by the Key Resource Centre in collaboration with the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) and supported by the Government of India and Institute of Development Studies, with facilitation support by Knowledge Links and input from the CLTS Foundation.

Date: 23 May 2013
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District Manual for Managing CLTS in Small Towns

Drawings by  Petra Rohr-Rouendaal and Ato de Graft

The District Manual for Managing CLTS in Small Towns is a guide for district managers and other stakeholders in planning and developing CLTS programs in small towns.

It was developed by the Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) the Environmental Health and Sanitation Division of the Ministry of Health and the Norther Region Small Towns Water and Sanitation Project (NORST). the NORST project is funded by the Canadian International Development Agency.

Date: 23 May 2013
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Report from the Ranchi workshop on 'Sustainability of Rural Sanitation Initiatives in India'

From the 8th to the 11th December 2012, the Government of Jharkhand, the CLTS Foundations, WSP South Asia and WSSCC jointly organised an international workshop on 'Sustainability of rural sanitation initiatives in India' in Ranchi, Jharkhand, India.

Read the Ranchi workshop report

 

Date: 5 March 2013
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