The Water Resources Profile Series synthesizes information on water resources, water quality, the water-related dimensions of climate change, and water governance and provides an overview of the most critical water resources challenges and stress
Community-led Total Sanitation (CLTS) is a popular intervention for eliminating open defecation in rural communities. Previous research has explored the contextual and programmatic actors that influence CLTS performance.
In partnership with two District Assemblies, Tatale and Kpandai, in the Northern region of Ghana, UNICEF Ghana and USAID’s Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Partnerships and Learning for Sustainability (WASHPaLS) project are
This brief describes an approach for deciding the eligibility of poor and vulnerable households for targeted subsidies to cover the costs of installing a durable toilet sub-structure (pit lining and slab) and ventilation pipe in rural Ghana.
In 2019, USAID’s Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Partnerships and Learning for Sustainability (WASHPaLS) project surveyed all households in 109 ODF-certified communities in the northern districts of Tatale and Kpandai in Ghana—5,615 households tota
Improving Key Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Practices in Peri-Urban and Rural Ghana Through a Behavior-Led Approach is a summary of the results of a recent impact assessment of the USAID funded the seven-year
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Partnerships and Learning for Sustainability (WASHPaLS) is a five-year project funded through the Global Health Bureau to support USAID’s goal of reducing morbidity and mortality in children under five by strengthenin
Prior studies have identified several aspects of Community-led Total Sanitation (CLTS) program implementation as crucial to both achieve and sustain open defecation free (ODF) communities: (i) the involvement of community leaders, (ii) intensity a
Between June and October 2020, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Partnerships and Learning for Sustainability (WASHPaLS) project conducted a rapid assessment and forecasting analysis of t