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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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ADB (2016)

Financing Mechanisms for Wastewater and Sanitation

Financing sewerage and sanitation projects can be in several forms. In Kitakyushu, Japan, the central government provided subsidy to the city government in the construction of sewer lines and wastewater treatment plants. In Alandur, India, the municipality worked with a private sector partner in constructing and operating a sewerage treatment plant. In Dumaguete City, Philippines, the city …

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NIUA (2018)

Faecal Sludge and Septage Management An Orientation Module for Rajashtan
An Orientation Module for Rajasthan (Part B: Reading and Reference Material)

About the Training Modules

Training Modules on decentralsid sanitation, septage and waste water have been developed, tested and delivered by SCBP during 2016-17, during training of government officials from UP, Rajasthan, MP, Telengana, Bihar, Karnataka, West Bengal, Jharkhand and Chattisgarh. These Modules have also been used in Training of Trainers(ToTs) of Amrut Nodal Agencies, Academia, …

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NIUA (2018)

Faecal Sludge and Septage Management
An Orientation Module for Rajashtan (Part A: Presentation Slides)

About the Training Modules

Training Modules on decentralsid sanitation, septage and waste water have been developed, tested and delivered by SCBP during 2016-17, during training of government officials from UP, Rajasthan, MP, Telengana, Bihar, Karnataka, West Bengal, Jharkhand and Chattisgarh. These Modules have also been used in Training of Trainers(ToTs) of Amrut Nodal Agencies, Academia, …

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ACF and WaterAid (2018)

Towards effective integration of nutrition and water, sanitation and hygiene - the Madagascar experience
Case study (in English and French)

The case study, ‘Towards effective integration of nutrition and WASH - the Madagascar experience’, is a collaboration between ACF and WaterAid teams in Madagascar and HQs aimed at documenting and sharing the progress and challenges Madagascar has experienced in improving coordination and integration of nutrition and WASH. It is based on in-country interviews with stakeholders involved from …

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Shafner, S. (2017)

FLUSH - The Documentary

FLUSH is a documentary film raising awareness of what happens to bodily waste in America, and a growing movement to change the way we think about “waste,” premiering in honor of World Toilet Day.

Raise awareness of World Toilet Day and theme “wastewater,” engage “developed” countries in a conversation about broader sanitation themes and question the wisdom of water-based toilets, …

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The Sphere Project (2011)

Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Response

The Sphere handbook is designed for use in disaster response, and may also be useful in disaster preparedness and humanitarian advocacy. It is applicable in a range of situations where relief is required, including natural disasters as well as armed conflict. It is designed to be used in both slow- and rapid-onset situations, in both rural and urban environments, in developing and developed …

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House, S., Mahon, T., Cavill, S. (2012)

Menstrual Hygiene Matters Manual
A resource for improving menstrual hygiene around the world

The SHARE-funded manual aims to address the knowledge gaps related to menstrual hygiene, and help break down the taboos which prevent women and girls from talking openly about the subject. The manual brings together examples of good menstrual hygiene practice from around the world, while providing guidance on building competence and confidence to break the silence surrounding the issue. It also …

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WaterAid (2017)

WASH and nutrition: why and how to integrate
Briefing note

This note can be used as a practical guide for WaterAid country programmes on joint WASH and nutrition programming, implementation, monitoring and advocacy.

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Fernandez-Martinez, L., et al. (2017)

Predicting the impact of sanitation investment projects on the Sanitation Service Chain (SSC), using excreta flow diagrams (SFDs)

Onsite sanitation systems are the predominant sanitation option worldwide (Medland et al., 2015). High population density in cities in low-middle income countries means that faecal sludge (FS) from onsite systems cannot be managed safely onsite. This creates a need for safe management of the FS through the sanitation service chain (SSC) (Hawkins et al. 2013). The movement of FS and wastewater …

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Hynes, P. (2016)

Thematic Discussion: Integrating sectors to address the holistic needs of children
Thematic Discussion Series Synthesis

The new era of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has enhanced the conversation around the need for partnerships (SDG 17) and has accelerated a conversation about how organisations should best work together. The success of each SDG is linked to the progress of all the other Goals, especially when we consider the most vulnerable, such as children in their first 1,000 days of life. A …

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Raj, S. et al. (2016)

SFD Exchange Meeting - its use and potential in the sanitation sector
Presentation from the SFD Exchange Meeting at World Water Week 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden

The SFD Promotion Initiative has been working over the past year to develop a consistent method and the tools for producing excreta flow diagrams, the SFD (also called Shit Flow Diagrams). SFD is a powerful visualization tool that summarizes and presents excreta flows from containment (user interface) to their final destination in a given city. The Initiative was introduced to the broader …

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ISF-UTS, SNV (2016)

Exploring legal and policy aspects of urban sanitation and hygiene

During 2012-2014, SNV did four country reviews of legal arrangements for urban sanitation and hygiene in Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Indonesia. Based on these experiences, this guide was developed to provide support and guidance for WASH practitioners undertaking a scan of legal arrangements to inform the design (use of frameworks and tools) and delivery (advocacy for improvements) of urban …

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FSG (2016)

Menstrual Health in Kenya
Country Landscape Analysis

This report seeks to understand:
(1) the current state of girls’ experience with menarche and MHM in Kenya,
(2) the donor, government, and NGO responses to girls’ needs, and
(3) opportunities for research, advocacy,
and programming to better address these needs.
This complements a Global Landscape Analysis and is one of three Country Landscape Analyses focused on India, Kenya, and …

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FSG (2016)

Menstrual Health in India
Country Landscape Analysis

This report seeks to understand:
(1) the current state of girls’ experience with menarche and MHM in India,
(2) donor, government, NGO, and company responses to girls’ needs, and
(3) opportunities for research, advocacy, and programming to better address these needs.

This complements a Global Landscape Analysis and is one of three Country Landscape Analyses focused on India, Kenya, …

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FSG (2016)

Menstrual Health in Ethiopia
Country Landscape Analysis

This report seeks to understand:
(1) the current state of girls’ experience with menarche and MHM in Ethiopia,
(2) the donor, government, and NGO responses to girls’ needs, and
(3) opportunities for research, advocacy, and programming to better address these needs.

This complements a Global Landscape Analysis and is one of three Country Landscape Analyses focused on India, Kenya, and …

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PHLUSH (2015)

Public Toilet Advocacy Toolkit

The purpose of the Public Toilet Advocacy Toolkit is to strengthen the capacity of citizen advocates and City officials to provide and maintain great public toilets that make communities livable, respect human dignity and promote health and well-being. PHLUSH regularly responds to requests from communities throughout North America seeking to increase toilet availability. These seventeen tools are …

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Cohen, D. et al. (2010)

Advocacy Toolkit - A guide to influencing decisions that improve children's lives

UNICEF has an exceptional history of advocating to protect and promote children’s and women’s rights. The Advocacy Toolkit stems from this, systematizing and coordinating both internal and external advocacy expertise, as well developing a few innovative approaches. The Toolkit provides a set of practical tools to help UNICEF staff and Partners in the development and management of their …

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WASH Advocates & IRC (2015)

Policy innovation to accelerate change
Moving WASH Advocacy Forward in 2016 and Beyond

A group of 17 WASH advocates representing nine countries gathered in Stockholm, Sweden, and online on August 21, 2015, for a day of knowledge sharing and discussions on advocacy for WASH in developing countries. The day included case studies, open discussions, and presentations on current and emerging practices.

This report explores the common themes that emerged from the meeting. The group …

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WASH Advocates (2015)

Global Advocacy for Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene
A Resource Guide

This resource guide provides recent reports, manuals, strategies, examples of advocacy efforts, and other resources that cover WASH and global advocacy along with relevant organizations in the WASH advocacy field. This guide can serve as a tool for professionals, implementers, and advocates looking to pursue and promote WASH advocacy efforts.

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Walter, E., Teague, J. (2015)

WASH Global Advocacy Landscape

This landscape intends to provide a 10-year lookback at the progression of advocacy for WASH; a current snapshot of WASH advocacy globally including gaps and areas of opportunity; and recommendations for WASH Advocacy in 2016 and beyond. The landscape intends to demonstrate the incredible work and accomplishments of the diverse actors in the WASH advocacy space. This document does not cover all …

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ACF (2015)

Sustainable sanitation for vulnerable population in periurban areas of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Compendium of 14 thematic peered papers

Action contre la Faim (ACF) has been working in Mongolia since 2001; both in Ulaanbaatar Ger areas (urban formal and informal slums), and the western Bayan Ulgi (province), undertaking multiyear food security, WASH and nutrition programmes.

Both water and sanitation sub sectors are a growing concern: the current method for excreta disposal is using basic, often poorly constructed unsealed pit …

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Mahmud, I., and Nkosinathi M. (2015)

Water, Sanitation and Nutrition in Bangladesh: Can building toilets affect children´s growth?
A World Bank Study

This report provides a systematic review of the evidence to date, both published and grey literature, on the relationship between water and sanitation and nutrition. We also examine the potential impact of improved water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) on undernutrition. This is the first report that undertakes a thorough review and discussion of WASH and nutrition in Bangladesh. The report is …

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Saffer, A. J. (2014)

Shared meaning in networks
A mixed methods approach to studying social capital in an international coalition

Public relations as a communication practice contributes to a full functioning society by bringing organizations, groups and individuals together to discuss issues. Public relations also helps to build advocacy coalitions. Rhetoric enables the creation and sustainment of coalitions and helps coalition members achieve a shared understanding of the events and issues they seek to address. Social …

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The Springfield Centre (2015)

The Operational Guide for the Making Markets Work for the Poor (M4P) Approach
2nd edition

This operational guide was funded by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and UK Department for International Development (DFID)

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Various authors (2015)

3rd International Faecal Sludge Management Conference 2015
Hanoi, Vietnam

The Third International Faecal Sludge Management Conference was held in Hanoi from the 18th to the 21st of January 2015. More than 700 delegates from around the world shared ideas and discussed challenges and opportunities in on-site sanitation.

Below you find the list of papers in chronological order by day (Day 1-3) and room (room 1-3 ). In order to search by author, simply press "Ctrl+F" …

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Jones, H., Reed, B. (2005)

Water and sanitation for disabled people and other vulnerable groups: Designing services to improve accessibility

Over 500 million people in the world are disabled, the majority of whom live in poverty in low-income communities. A major contributing factor to the poverty of disabled people is their lack of access to sanitation and safe water. The Millennium Development Goals of poverty reduction, health and access to safe water and sanitation will be difficult to achieve equitably without addressing the …

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House, S., Mahon, T., Cavill, S. (2012)

Menstrual hygiene matters
A resource for improving menstrual hygiene around the world

The main purpose of this resource is to provide a comprehensive resource on menstrual hygiene that supports the development of context-specific Information for improving practices for women and girls in lower- and
middle-income countries.

This will be achieved through:

• Bringing together examples of good menstrual Hygiene practice from around the world, related to policies,
strategies, …

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Vyas, S. et al. (2014)

SQUAT (Sanitation Quality, Use, Access, and Trends): Evidence based sanitation advocacy for India
Various documents on results from research grant

This library entry contains background documents for a grant that Sangita Vyas is leading and which is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Short description of the project:

Open defecation imposes enormous costs on children’s health and human capital, and is exceptionally widespread in India. We believe that there is convincing evidence of the benefits for health and human …

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Cranston, P. (2014)

Knowledge Management and Building Demand for Sanitation

This document is the final report from a consultancy assignment focusing on Knowledge Management in the Building Demand for Sanitation (BDS) portfolio of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) program.

The assignment entailed:
- Surveying the participants of the 2014 annual Grantee Convening
- Facilitating a consultative and ideation process during …

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BMGF (2014)

Reinvent the Toilet Challenge, Delhi, India
Program and Technical Guides

Featuring partners of key Government of
India ministries, and the Bill & Melinda Gates
Foundation, the fair showcased innovative
products and approaches that aim to bring
safe, affordable, and sustainable sanitation
to those who need it most. These include
efforts to create toilets that are not connected
to water, sewer, or electricity; to improve
the collection, treatment, and disposal …

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Potter, A. (2011)

Assessing sanitation service levels
Working Paper 3

The purpose of this working paper is to set out sanitation service levels to be applied as an analytical tool for WASHCost research on the disaggregated unit costs of water, sanitation and hygiene services. It should be read together with Working Paper 2: Ladders for assessing and costing water service delivery1 (Moriarty et al., 2010) which introduces
the concept of service levels, service …

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Gensch, R., Dagerskog, L, Winker, M., van Veenhuizen, R., Drechsel, P. (2012)

Productive sanitation and the link to food security
Factsheet of Working Group 5

This factsheet provides information on the link between sanitation and agriculture as well as related implications on health, economy and the environment. It presents examples of treating and using treated excreta and wastewater in a productive way and describes the potential for urban
agriculture and resource recovery in rural areas.

Institutional and legal aspects, business opportunities …

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Holmer, R., Factura III, H., Miso, A., Sol, G., Santos Jr., C., Elorde, E., Lee, S., Montes, A. (2009)

UDD toilets with reuse in allotment gardens Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
Case study of sustainable sanitation projects

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