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.
- Wikipedia – World Water Day March 22, 2017World Water Day is an annual event celebrated on 22 March. The day focuses attention on the importance of universal access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities in developing countries. The day also focuses on advocating for the … Continue reading →usaidwaterckm
- World Water Day 2017 publications by USAID, UN Water, WaterAid, Wikipedia and others March 22, 2017Please let me know if you have others that should be added to the list USAID Global Waters – March 2017 World Water Day | U.S. Agency for International Development Wikipedia – World Water Day UN Water: World Water Development … Continue reading →usaidwaterckm
- WASH is a Key Ingredient in Tackling Poverty in Kenya – Global Waters March 21, 2017WASH is a Key Ingredient in Tackling Poverty in Kenya. Global Waters, March 2017. Picture a rural household in Kisumu, Kenya. Kale, cowpeas, tomatoes, and butternut grow in a kitchen garden fed by a drip irrigation system. Children help harvest … Continue reading →usaidwaterckm
- Treating Wastewater as a Resource – Global Waters March 21, 2017Treating Wastewater as a Resource. Global Waters, March 2017. The theme of World Water Day 2017 — wastewater—provides an ideal moment to pause and reflect on how this often maligned and misunderstood water source can be treated safely to improve public health … Continue reading →usaidwaterckm
- Wikipedia – World Water Day March 22, 2017
- 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
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WASH by numbers: the latest on cost benchmarks, economic returns and handwashing
Posted by sekumapter on October 17, 2012