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USAID WASHPaLS Webinar Explores Barriers to Effective Sanitation Enterprises

USAID WASHPaLS Webinar Explores Barriers to Effective Sanitation Enterprises

The provision of sustainable sanitation for all is one of the world’s most important development priorities, yet 4.5 billion people lack access to a safe toilet. market-based-sanitation-blog.png

Past efforts to provide greater sanitation access, such as direct government provision and full, blanket subsidies for toilets, have proven to be ineffective or unsustainable in many developing countries, prompting some to focus on market-based sanitation (MBS) as an alternative.

However, market-based approaches have proven difficult to scale up.

Subhash Chennuri explores some of the barriers to scaling up MBS in “Designing Effective Sanitation Enterprises,” a recent webinar based on findings from a desk review of MBS development interventions from USAID’s Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Partnerships and Learning for Sustainability (WASHPaLS).

The review provides a new, more specific framework for understanding some of these barriers to scaling market-based sanitation.

Read the complete article.

 

Webinar: Designing Effective Sanitation Enterprises – USAID WASHPaLS

Webinar: Designing Effective Sanitation Enterprises

On September 26, the USAID-funded Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Partnerships and Learning for Sustainability – (WASHPaLS) Project held this webinar and discussion on sanitation enterprises and design considerations.

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WASHPaLS presents a detailed discussion of the elements of a sanitation enterprise including mechanisms and practices, design approaches, and key considerations based upon the findings a recent WASHPaLS desk review.

The presentation was followed by a panel discussion comprising Anddy Omoluabi and Nneka Akwunwa, WaterAid Nigeria; Geoff Revell, WaterSHED Cambodia; Sanjay Singh, PSI India; and Rishi Agarwal, FSG.


This webinar is a follow-up discussion from a previous WASHPaLS webinar, Scaling Market-Based Sanitation.