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Sanitation


Sustainable Sanitation

The safe disposal of human excreta is a basic human need and one of the most important improvements any government can make towards improving public health. At present more than 2.6 billion people worldwide lack access to improved sanitation, of which most live in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. This situation in the twenty-first century is scandalous.

Through these web pages we share some of the challenges that the sanitation sector is currently facing and propose market-based solutions. We believe these solutions are instrumental in our contribution towards attaining MDG 7, Target 10; that is halving the proportion of people without access to basic sanitation by 2015.

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The Challenges

There appears to be a set of recurrent problems within the sanitation sector that prevent substantive progress being made. These include:


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Time To Reflect

Before designing another latrine building project it may be worth considering:


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Rethinking Your Approach


If ‘business as usual’ is not the way forward, then what is? It may be time for a re-think:


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Some Useful Ways To Conceptualise Changing Your Approach

Sometimes a conceptual model of what you are trying achieve can help understanding and design.


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