private sector participation

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Sustaining WASH services Through Market Based Approaches: Field Experiences by the KIWASH Project

This paper underscores the need for market-based approaches in the delivery and management of Water and Sanitation services especially in the rural and peri-urban areas. The paper seeks to highlight the important role that WASH enterprises which mostly serve as gap fillers in the many rural, urban & peri-urban areas that are mostly unserved / underserved plays in service provision.

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Private Sector Engagement in the Water Security Improvement Process

Improving the sustainability of a watershed requires active engagement with all major water users — particularly private sector actors, which can be large, impactful and politically influential water users. However, engaging the private sector in broader water security efforts requires understanding their motivations and drivers, including their water risks and business opportunities.

Blog

Solutions for Pollution

SWP’s panel of experts discusses how best to address challenges of poor water quality.

Webinar

Webinar: Scaling Market-Based Sanitation

The USAID-funded Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Partnerships and Learning for Sustainability (WASHPaLS) project presented an analysis on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 of market-based sanitation (MBS).

Webinar

Scaling Market Based Sanitation – An Overview

The USAID-funded Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Partnerships and Learning for Sustainability (WASHPaLS) Project invites you to an analysis of market-based sanitation (MBS) drawn from a recently released desk review. WASHPaLS will present results from a broad survey of MBS programs, a novel framework for understanding barriers to scale, and preliminary recommendations for implementers, funders, and governments. 

Article

Trying to Solve Sanitation and Energy Problems at the Same Time

Urban areas in the developing world face many challenges because of booming population growth. Infrastructure is often inadequate, resulting in such problems as the spread of disease from poor sanitation, and the loss of surrounding forests due to high demand for affordable cooking fuel.

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Sanergy Explains "Why We Need to Talk $h*t"

Lindsay Stradley spoke at the 2017 TEDwomen conference about a major hurdle to the global sanitation efforts: No one wants to talk about poop.  Stradley's describes what she and her organization, Sanergy, do in Nairobi’s growing informal cities to build an economical sanitation solution.

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South Africa: A New Model for Transformational USAID/Water Office Support?

South Africa is a country of many contradictions. Since the founding of the Republic of South Africa in 1994 and the fall of apartheid, its leadership has made significant strides towards helping the country to achieve Nelson Mandela’s dream of a “rainbow nation.” According to the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business index, it is the fourth-highest ranked economy in sub-Saharan Africa (after Mauritius, Rwanda and Botswana).