Despite the demonstrated health, economic, social, and environmental benefits that sanitation improvements provide, governments consistently underfund and place a low priority on sanitation. Learn how USAID is working to close this sanitation gap through partnerships with the private sector and governments, capacity building, research, and a focus on the whole sanitation service chain.
USAID is working with sanitation service providers in Senegal to close the financing gap and with the local commercial banking sector to increase its understanding of sanitation investment opportunities.
The MENAdrought project is equipping water managers and engineers across the Middle East and North Africa region with the training, data, and tools needed to better respond to the next major drought.
The Water Resources Integration Development Initiative's collaboration with LIXIL demonstrates the need for market-based sanitation efforts to coordinate demand activation with product availability.