Events held in 2018

22nd Sanitation Community of Practice (SanCoP) Meeting: “Financing Sustainable Sanitation" 

The 22nd meeting of the UK’s Sanitation Community of Practice was held on the 26th of November 2018 at Oxfam House in Oxford. The aim of the event was to discuss with the participants the needs and potentials of financing sanitation. The challenges of finding funding sources, data acquisition, correct understanding of terminology, financial sustainability, and equitable service provision were examined. An engaged audience discussed with an expert panel about key questions and challenges to ensure the fight financial instruments are used to fund the right service provision models.

Read the Synopsis of the 22nd SanCoP meeting here.

The presentations below will be available for download from the SuSanA library:

1) Principles for assessing and reporting cost: economic vs financial costs – Ian Ross, LSHTM

2) Standardised costing metrics for urban sanitation – Tristano Sainati, University of Leeds

3) Tiered pricing models and subsidies for inclusive sanitation in Myanmar - Tom Wildman, Oxfam and Rob Mills, Social Finance

4) Using microfinance to support households’ investments in sanitation: does it really work? Goufrane Mansour & Delia Sanchez Trancon, Agua Consult

5) Beyond toilets, pipes and WWTP: financing nature based solutions for broader ecosystem improvements Sophie Trémolet, The Nature Conservancy (TNC)

6) A funder’s perspective - Paul Gunstensen, Stone Family Foundation

21st Sanitation Community of Practice (SanCoP) Meeting: “Addressing the Complexities of Citywide Environmental Sanitation" 

The 21st meeting of the UK’s Sanitation Community of Practice was held on the 19th of April at the University of Leeds. The aim for the day was to engage participants in considering the links between human excreta management, solid waste management, and surface water drainage, as critical aspects of citywide environmental sanitation.

As well as the traditional SanCoP focus, contributions were invited from professionals experienced in other aspects of environmental sanitation. The individual needs of each sector were discussed, and how interdisciplinary approaches have worked or not worked.

Read the Synopsis of the 21st SanCoP meeting here.

The presentations below are available for download from the SuSanA library:

1) Addressing the complexities of faecal sludge and solid waste management in urban environments.  Dan Ratcliffe, Loowatt

2) Citywide FSM services in Faridpur Bangladesh -  Lucy Stevens - Practical Action

3) Critical interdependencies in urban systems and urban health risk propagation.  Celia Way, University of Leeds

4) Integrated urban services for low-income communities - An innovative model for improved public health.  Claire Benveniste, Eau et Vie

5) Safety exposure performance framework.  Eve McKinnon, UCL

6) SanCoP 21 Intro

7) Solid Waste Management and Water in Cities.  Costas Velis, University of Leeds

8) The challenges of urban drainage.  Christian Beretta, University of Leeds

9) Urban Sanitation – Where to Next -  Pippa Scott-  i-San Consulting

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