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Are you a teacher and looking for training materials?

Our School Activity Collection assembles various activities on the vital topics of WASH, energy conservation, biodiversity and waste management.

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Badu, E., Owusu-Manu, G., Donkor-Hyiaman, K. A., Conway, C., Edwards, D. J. (2015)

Innovative Financing Mechanisms for Delivering Sanitation Infrastructure

The study identifies four traditional sanitation financing methods through the use of debt, budgetary allocations, donor funds and community-based organizations. Essentially, public private partnerships (PPPs) and private finance initiatives (PFIs) are the most significant innovative financing approaches among fifteen instruments studied. Subsidies, grants and guarantees were also observed to …

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SuSanA (2019)

Everything there is to know about the SuSanA Discussion Forum

This slide deck provides you with detailed information about the SuSanA Discussion Forum. You can use these slides in your own presentations if you want to explain the Discussion Forum to somebody.

The presentation consists of three parts:
Part 1: General information about the SuSanA Discussion Forum
Part 2: Statistical information on Forum usage
Part 3: Slides to initiate discussions and …

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SNV (2019)

Identifying the last 10% of households practising open defecation in rural Tanzania

Since 2017, SNV and the Government of Tanzania have been implementing the Sustainable Sanitation and Hygiene for All (SSH4A) programme in eight Tanzanian districts. To date, the number of households that use toilets has increased to 90%. In the period March–April 2019, SNV Tanzania undertook a household survey in the eight project districts to identify the 10% of households still practising …

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Madrid, F., Monse, B., Schlenk, J., Siewert-Freundel, M., Bäurle, S. (2018)

Technology Applicability Framework: Assessment of the WASHaLOT 3.0
50 WASHaLOTs placed in 10 Public Elementary Schools in Batangas, Philippines

To assess the future applicability and appropriateness of the WASHaLOT 3.0, a group washing facility designed to facilitate hygiene activities for many people simultaneously whilst using minimal amounts of water at low cost, the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) has been applied.
The TAF helps to understand if any technology implemented as a pilot fulfils the criteria for further …

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Daudey, L. (2018)

The cost of urban sanitation solutions
a literature review

The main objective of this paper is to review the literature on and compare the lifecycle costs of full sanitation chain systems in developing cities of Africa and Asia. Overall, financial cost reporting methodologies have been inconsistent and many studies only focus on capital costs or do not report cost data on desludging, transport and treatment. In addition, a comparative analysis of raw …

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UN (2018)

Sustainable Development Goal 6
Synthesis Report on Water and Sanitation

The establishment of SDG 6, Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all, reflects the increased attention on water and sanitation issues in the global political agenda. The 2030 Agenda lists rising inequalities, natural resource depletion, environmental degradation and climate change among the greatest challenges of our time. It recognizes that social …

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Hutton, G., Varughese, M. (2016)

The costs of meeting the 2030 Sustainable Development Goal targets on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene

This study provides an assessment of the global costs of meeting the WASH-related targets of SDG 6. The targets assessed include achieving universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all (target 6.1), achieving access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all, and ending open defecation (target 6.2). The estimates include 140 countries, or 85% of the …

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Hutton, G. (2013)

Global costs and benefits of reaching universal coverage of sanitation and drinking-water supply

Economic evidence on the cost and benefits of sanitation and drinking-water supply supports higher allocation of resources and selection of efficient and affordable interventions. The study aim is to estimate global and regional costs and benefits of sanitation and drinking-water supply interventions to meet the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target in 2015, as well as to attain universal …

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OECD (2010)

Innovative Financing Mechanisms for the Water Sector

This report examines innovative financing mechanisms that can help attract new financial resources into water and sanitation services (WSS ). A particular focus is placed on mobilising market-based repayable financing (such as loans, bonds and equity) as a way of bridging the financial gap to meet the Millennium Development Goals and other crucial sector objectives. The Camdessus and Gurria …

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Cardone, R., Fonseca C. (2006)

Innovative Financing
Experiences with Secondary Urban Centres Water Supply and Sanitation Service Delivery

Secondary urban centres vary widely, both in terms of economic base and water service delivery models. Moreover, what constitutes a Secondary urban centres in one part of the world may be deemed to be something else somewhere else. For example, what might be regarded as Secondary urban centres in India and China might be considered to be small cities in Africa. This paper specifically deals with …

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Fonseca, C., and Pories, L. (2017)

Financing WASH
how to increase funds for the sector while reducing inequities

Globally, investments concentrate on the construction of infrastructure (capital expenditure) with insufficient attention on the systems needed to make the water and sanitation infrastructure function properly: regulations, policies, monitoring, institutions and the people that provide WASH services at regional, district and municipal levels. The lack of non-capital expenditure and support for …

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GIZ (2019)

Making Children Fit For School
Transforming Schools Into Healthy Places

The F4S approach uses the school setting to support the institutionalization of health-promoting behaviour of children. This includes washing hands with soap, brushing teeth with fluoride toothpaste, daily cleaning of sanitary facilities, etc. The measures in schools include a clear set of rules for routine group activities, simple infrastructural measures such as group washing facilities and …

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World Bank (2019)

Evaluating the Potential of Container-Based Sanitation

Urban population growth in many developing countries outpaces gains in improved sanitation access and services. In such circumstances, the traditional approach to urban sanitation, premised on extending sewerage networks and building wastewater treatment (WWT) plants, will not be sufficient to deliver citywide sanitation services for all. Alternative approaches are needed to deliver adequate and …

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UNU-IAS (2018)

Innovation in Local and Global Learning Systems for Sustainability
Ensure Healthy Lives and Promote Well-being for All - Experiences of Community Health, Hygiene, Sanitation and Nutrition

Health is a sustainability subject with diverse intersectoral linkages across several SDGs. The scope of SDG 3 – Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages – is broad and ambitious. As highlighted through these case studies, sustainability education and participatory, multi-stakeholder learning and action have significant impact in improving health, sanitation and …

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UNICEF (2018)

WASH in Schools Empowers Girls´ Education
Proceedings of the 7th Annual Virtual Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management in Schools

Action to improve menstrual hygiene management (MHM) for schoolgirls in low- and middleincome countries continues to gather momentum around the world. The annual virtual conference on MHM in schools shared recent evidence and programmes that illustrate the continuing progress in the field. The conference provides a vital global platform for practitioners and policy makers to share ideas, discuss …

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SuSanA (2019)

A standard set of Powerpoint slides to explain SuSanA

This standard set of powerpoint slides about SuSanA has been developed by the SuSanA secretariat to provide a more detailed overview of SuSanA. It will also help people who are giving presentations about SuSanA to have the latest information on hand and to have a common starting point. It is updated from time to time.

The slides about the SuSanA Discussion Forum are now in a separate library …

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SuSanA (2017)

A Guideline to Organise SuSanA Thematic Discussion Series

This guideline will assist SuSanA partners and all other organisations that are interested in organising a thematic discussion on the SuSanA Forum during the planning process. It provides helpful background information and recommendations on what to keep in mind to organise a successful thematic discussion. The guidelines have been developed based on feedback and recommendations received from …

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SEI (2018)

Documents from the SuSanA BMGF Grant led by SEI (Phases 1 to 3)
Various documents from this project

This library entry contains documents produced during a grant that Arno Rosemarin from Stockholm Environment Institute was leading and which was funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Further information and a discussion is available on the SuSanA discussion forum (see link below).

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Evans, R., Broch Alvarez, V. (2019)

Nepal´s Menstrual Movement
How "MenstruAction" is making life better for girls and women in Nepal - month after month

Nepal’s Menstrual Movement – The topic MHM has gained considerable momentum in Nepal since the earthquake in 2015. The fantastic work of development initiatives and activists of the MHM Practitioner Alliance Nepal is documented in the report ‘Nepal’s Menstrual Movement’. It has been launched on MH Day 2019 parallel in Berlin and Kathmandu and is available for download here.

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Slaymaker, T., Johnston, R., Chatterley, C. (2018)

Global Monitoring of MHM in Schools
WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene

The presentation provides data to the following questions:
- Where is MHM in schools in the SGDs?
- Are national baselines available?
- What indicators are being monitored and through what sources?
- What actions are needed to improve monitoring?

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Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Eschborn, Germany (2018)

Poster: What gets measured gets done
Direct and indirect MHM indicators within the SDG WinS Monitoring Framework

There is a growing pool of evidence with regard to the effectiveness of school-based MHM interventions under WASH in Schools (WinS). This is because schools provide the ideal environment to reach all girls and boys and address taboos and misconceptions in a culturally sensitive manner.

Ministries of Education (MoE) have the power and the responsibility to transform schools into places with …

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Mills, F., Kohlitz, J., Carrad, N., Willetts, J. (2019)

Considering climate change in urban sanitation
Conceptual approaches and practical implications

This paper presents a comprehensive conceptualisation of how climate change could be considered in urban sanitation policy and programming.

Given the urban sanitation crisis facing many cities in developing countries, consideration of climate change can seem like an unwanted distraction from the immediate problems at hand (Bartram, et al., 2017). Climate hazards are often perceived as …

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Oates, N., Ross, I., Calow, R., Carter, R., Doczi, J. (2014)

Adaptation to Climate Change in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Assessing risks, appraising options in Africa

Water will be the main channel through which the impacts of climate change will be felt by people, ecosystems and economies. However, predicting impacts on the availability and quality of freshwater resources, and on water-dependent services and sanitation, remains difficult.

While there is a high level of confidence in the processes linking emissions to global warming, much less is known …

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