Social network analysis is a tool that Sustainable WASH Systems partners use to better understand the actors in a WASH System, their relationship to each other, and the factors that affect their interactions.
In the last decade, the City of Cape Town faced an unprecedented drought, culminating in 2018, when reservoirs fell to threateningly low levels that sparked predictions of “Day Zero”—the day when Cape Town would have to begin rationing water.
Endemic issues of sustainability in the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) sector have led to the rapid expansion of ‘system approaches’ for assessing the multitude of interconnected factors that affect WASH outcomes.
Providing support to city governments in West Africa to improve and expand water and sanitation services to meet critical needs. Urbanization in West Africa is challenging municipalities’ ability to deliver consistent and quality water&n