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No Service Delivery Without Jobs: Responding to human resource challenges in the rural sanitation and hygiene workforce
Understanding and addressing the human resource (HR) needs and gaps in the sanitation and hygiene sector is critical to achieve universal access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene.
Business Models for Rural Fecal Sludge Management (FSM)
Over the last decade, basic sanitation coverage in rural areas of low- and middle-income countries has progressed significantly, especially in Asia.
Dimby and Doda Built a Latrine | USAID ACCESS Health Program
A Rural Water Innovation and its Ripple Effect: Informal Water Operators Ready to Embrace Clean Water
Bono and Ahafo Region, Ghana — What happens when the paradigm changes from “water is life” to “safe water is life?” Although subtle, the shift toward ensuring the safety and quality of drinking water supplies has implications for
Professionalizing Rural Water Desk Study
USAID’s REAL-Water Activity conducted a desk study from December 2021–March 2022 to identify the available evidence and knowledge gaps related to the professionalization of rural water supply a
USAID REAL-Water Explores the Impact of the Water Quality Assurance Fund on Ghana's Water Sector Formalization
Bono and Ahafo Region, Ghana — Ensuring the safety and quality of drinking water supplies is a pressing concern for public health.
The Use of Subsidies in an Area-Wide Sanitation Approach
Hardware subsidies used to be commonplace policy tools for expanding sanitation access in rural areas.
Baseline Assessment for the USAID Expanding Water and Sanitation Project
The WASH Baseline Assessment was commissioned by Research Triangle Institute and conducted by IMPACT Research Zambia Ltd, and includes contributions from USAID’s
USAID Expanding Water and Sanitation Project Market Assessment Report
According to the Zambia Demographic and Health Survey (2018) 72 percent of households—92 percent urban and 58 percent rural—obtain their drinking water from an improved source.
Promoting SATO Toilets in Uganda: Case Study on How Urbanites Brought City Sanitation Standards to Their Rural Homes
In 2019, the USAID Uganda Sanitation for Health Activity (USHA), alongside partners SATO and Nice House of Plas