The Toilet Board Coalition brings together some of the most forward-thinking organisations in the sanitation space: Firmenich, Kimberly-Clark, LIXIL Corporation and Unilever represent the business sector; Dr Val Curtis of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Barbara Evans of the University of Leeds bring academic rigour to the table; and a number of development sector and governmental bodies bring their one-of-a-kind resources and specialist knowledge: Agence Française De Développement; the Asian Development Bank; the UK’s Department for International Development; Stone Family Foundation; WaterAid; Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP); Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC); the World Bank’s Water and Sanitation Programme; the World Toilet Organization; Water and Sanitation for Africa; and UNICEF.
- Re: Innovations and Private Sector: Can They Solve the Sanitation Problem? - by: DianeKellogg February 10, 2016My working hypothesis is that we need both the government and the private sector, as you point out. Yet there seems to be plenty of reason to be concerned about how effective either can be on their own. AND concern about how effective partnerships can be. The general sentiment among SMEs is that if you can get along without any entanglements with governments […]
- Re: Innovations and Private Sector: Can They Solve the Sanitation Problem? - by: DianeKellogg February 10, 2016Thanks for these references. I'm reading everything I can find.
- Re: Synthesis of the thematic discussion on private sector engagement in sanitation and hygiene - by: DianeKellogg February 10, 2016Thanks for pointing me to this, Ken. I'm reading all the responses and am delighted to get the input.
- Re: Participation in the IV LATINOSAN Conference, 9-11 March in Lima, Peru - by: CeciliaRodrigues February 10, 2016Dear all, I am happy to let you know that I will be attending LATINOSAN 2016 next month in Peru. I will hold a presentation 'SFD – una herramienta para fomentar la programación sostenible del saneamiento urbano'. Please let me know if you or someone from your team will be joining the conference. I will be happy to organize an informal gathering to […]
- Second VIA Water Webinar on faecal sludge: 'Treatment'. - by: Viawater February 10, 2016Invitation to join the second VIA Water webinar on 'Treatment of faecal sludge' What happens with the piles of sh*t gathering close to every human settlement? There are many ways to treat faecal sludge. Jan Spit will discuss different methods of treatment, from traditional- to emergency- to innovative approaches. In this webinar of 45 minutes, we i […]
- Re: Innovations and Private Sector: Can They Solve the Sanitation Problem? - by: DianeKellogg February 10, 2016
- Bum deal: is access to a toilet a human right or a privilege? January 29, 2016Adequate sanitation is a human right, recognised by the UN.petra
- Rural Indore free from open defecation January 26, 2016Whistle-blower kids have done it for Indore district.petra
- Swachh Bharat campaign: More money down the drain? December 11, 2015Subsidy-driven Swachh Bharat is a failed, old idea. What is needed to stop open defecation is a community-driven approach that has worked wonders in Bangladesh.petra
- Webinar on Engaging Local Actors in Sanitation Behavior Change: Case Studies of CLTS (Plan/UNC) December 9, 2015Join UNC and Plan for a webinar on Thursday, December 17th from 10:00 – 11:00 am (EST) as they shpetra
- CLTS Sharing and Learning workshop at SACOSAN VI in Dhaka December 8, 2015On Sunday 10th January 2016, the CLTS Knowledge Hub at IDS, UNICEF and WSSCC are co-convening a CLTS Sharing and Learning Workshop as part of the SACOSAN VI Conference in Dhaka, Bangladesh.petra
- Bum deal: is access to a toilet a human right or a privilege? January 29, 2016
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