One of the most quoted WASH statistics was recently “downgraded”. For every $1 invested in water and sanitation, not $8 but “only” $4 is returned in economic returns through increased productivity. This recalculation, says WHO, is mainly a result of higher investment cost estimates and the more complete inclusion of operation and maintenance (O&M) costs. Providing a better insight into O&M costs has been one of the achievements of the WASHCost project.
- Poor sanitation cost global economy US$ 223 billion in 2015 August 25, 2016Lack of access to sanitation cost the global economy US$222.9 billion in 2015, up from US$182.5 billion in 2010, a rise of 22% in just five years, according to a new report released on 25 August 2016 by LIXIL Group … Continue reading →dietvorst
- USAID – Eco-fuel Africa: charcoal from agricultural waste August 23, 2016Published on Apr 13, 2016 Eco-fuel Africa is a social enterprise determined to eradicate over dependence on wood-fuel in Sub-Saharan Africa by making organic charcoal from agricultural waste. Eco-fuel Africa invented a simple, manual machine that converts agricultural waste into … Continue reading →usaidwaterckm
- USAID APHIAplus -Community-led sanitation in Nakuru County, Kenya August 23, 2016Published on Aug 3, 2016 APHIAplus Nuru ya Bonde project works with technical teams in five Kenyan counties to improve water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). Over the past five years, the project has helped to significantly increase access to functional … Continue reading →usaidwaterckm
- World Bank – Scaling Up Rural Sanitation in Lao PDR: Latrines Makes Good Business August 22, 2016Published on Aug 22, 2016 A scaling up rural sanitation program in Champasak and Sekong provinces was the first government-led Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) and sanitation marketing pilot in Lao PDR. The program has stimulated considerable interest in, and support … Continue reading →usaidwaterckm
- Poor sanitation cost global economy US$ 223 billion in 2015 August 25, 2016
- Aligning for Action to reduce diarrheal epidemic in mid western region in Nepal January 17, 2012Nepal has committed minimum 53% of the population will access to sanitation by 2015 and will achieve 100% sanitation coverage by 2017; the national average sanitation coverage is 43% in 2010. The sanitation coverage in mid region is 30.7% respectively … Continue reading →mahidul68
- Aligning for Action to reduce diarrheal epidemic in mid western region in Nepal January 17, 2012
- Knowledge Management: Why Microsoft Word is a poor medium for Procedures (Part 3) June 8, 2016#3 Argument: Measurement As explained in Parts 1 and 2, Microsoft Word is not suitable for the procedural Codification (logic and narrative) and Interaction of Choices, Pathways and Outcomes.See it on Scoop.it, via Village waterechoes
- Testing CLTS Approaches for Scalability: Nepal Learning Brief November 23, 2015Pour Flush Toilet in Nepal. Photo Credit: Vidya Venkataramanan Plan International supports Community-led Total Sanitation (CLTS) implementation in a number of districts in Nepal.See it on Scoop.it, via Village waterechoes
- Environmental specialist to discuss water issues in Wichita - Wichita Eagle October 13, 2015“Water – From Macro to Local” is the topic of a talk Kay Drennen will be presenting at 7:30 p.m. Monday at The Donut Whole, 1720 E. Douglas.See it on Scoop.it, via Village waterechoes
- Challenges and opportunities associated with neglected tropical disease and water, sanitation and hygiene intersectoral integration programs June 29, 2015This study investigated the integration of NTD and WASH programming in order to identify barriers to widespread integration and make recommendations about ideal conditions and best practices critical to future integrated programs..See it on Scoop.it, via Village waterechoes
- Knowledge Management: Why Microsoft Word is a poor medium for Procedures (Part 3) June 8, 2016
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WASH by numbers: the latest on cost benchmarks, economic returns and handwashing
Posted by sekumapter on October 17, 2012