Bangladesh is a global success story in sanitation, reducing open defecation from 34% in 1990 to less than 1% today. But despite this initial progress, nearly 40% of the country still lacks access to improved sanitation.
To tackle Bangladesh’s sanitation problem iDE takes a comprehensive systems approach to increase improved sanitation coverage.
iDE’s interventions facilitate different actors in the market system, leveraging existing skills and resources, building connections from the local to the national level, and coordinating across public, private, and development sectors to create a complete ecosystem that enables the sustainable, inclusive delivery of improved sanitation products and services.
Brief Overviews of iDE’s Approach to Market Development
iDE is offering two short overviews that address key aspects of market development. These reports are designed to be short, but dense with practical information resulting from our experience in building markets for sanitation in seven countries across two continents.
iDE Tactic Report: The Dynamics of Market Development
In this publication, you will find a description of how we analyze the situation in a country to design a dynamic and responsive sanitation business model.
The report also compares market type, sanitation awareness, product range, supply chain maturity, manufacturing base, and government engagement across a sample of the countries we work in.
Download the Markets tactic report
iDE Tactic Report: Behavior Change Grounded in User Insights
In this publication, we share our experience with a one-year pilot on behavior change, and outline our key takeaways for building an effective campaign.
A handful of social games, the core of the behavior change program we developed, are shown and explained in this report.
Download the Behavior Change tactic report