Stunting is a global issue

Stunting is a global issue

According to the World Bank, almost 1 in 4 children, globally, are stunted. We know that poor sanitation contributes to stunting. In Senegal the WB is supporting a multi-sectoral approach which is having excellent results. Stunting has now dropped to 19%, the lowest in sub-saharan Africa!  Read More…

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Upcoming Online Course: Introduction to Faecal Sludge Management (starts May 1st – online for 5 weeks)

Do you want learn how to apply concepts of sustainable faecal sludge management (FSM) on a city-wide scale?Eawag-Sandec and École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne are launching a free 5-week online course “Introduction to FSM” on May 1 on the internet platform Coursera. It will remain online constantly and you will be able to sign up any time to join a course session. The course lecturers will mainly interact on the forum during the first session (May 1 – June 11 2017).  Read More…

WSSCC appoints volunteer national coordinators

The 16 national coordinators work in priority countries in Africa and Asia and are an important and distinguishing feature of WSSCC. This report is focused on the WSSCC national coordinators, the vital work they lead at country level and their considerable ongoing impact. Read the report.

Sanitation for All – Experiences, Challenges, and Innovations

Sanitation for All – Experiences, Challenges, and Innovations

Published in June 2016 this book covers key themes by exploring current experience, practices, challenges, innovations and insights, as well as identifying a future research agenda and gaps in current knowledge. Describing the landscape of sustainability of CLTS and sanitation with reference to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and through examples from Africa and Asia, the book captures a range of experiences and innovations from a broad range of institutions and actors within the WASH sector, and attempts to make recommendations and practical suggestions for policy and practice for practitioners, funders, policy-makers and governments.

To download visit:  http://www.developmentbookshelf.com/doi/book/10.3362/9781780449272