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Papua New Guinea - Water, sanitation, and hygiene policy development support : synthesis report of technical assistance (English)

Papua New Guinea (PNG) has a population of 6.9 million people, 87 percent of whom live in rural environments. Access to improved water and sanitation has been declining in recent years and as a result PNG is not on track to meet either the millennium development goals, or its own national development targets of 70 percent access by 2030, and 100 percent access by 2050. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program ACS8481 MAY 30, 2014

India - Knowledge forum showcasing best practices in sanitation : what works at scale? Distilling the critical success factors for scaling up rural sanitation (English)

In February 2014, the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Government of India, in collaboration with the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) of the World Bank, brought together policy makers, scholars and practitioners in Jaipur, India, for the Knowledge Sharing Forum entitled what works at scale? ... See More +

Working Paper ACS8929 MAY 27, 2014

IT based innovation in rural and urban WSS - Sanitation Hackathon (English)

The need for innovative solutions to the chronic lack of sanitation worldwide is immense. Of those people who lack access to improved sanitation. 1.1 billion have no facilities at all and defecate in the open. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS8614 MAY 26, 2014

Nepal - Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project (English)

The development objectives of the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project for Nepal are to: (i) increase sustainable access to improved water services and promote improved sanitation and hygiene practices in rural areas; and (ii) develop and implement a long-term support mechanism to promote the sustainability of water supply schemes in selected districts. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 81863 APR 28, 2014

Ghana - OBA Urban Sanitation Facility for the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 88635 APR 03, 2014

El Salvador - Monitoring country progress in drinking water and sanitation (MAPAS) (Vol. 1 of 2) (English)

This report presents the results of a sector analysis and dialogue carried out during the implementation of the Monitoring Country Progress in Drinking Water and Sanitation (MAPAS) regional initiative in El Salvador. ... See More +

Working Paper 87676 APR 01, 2014

Spanish

Can demand for toilets be encouraged? : evidence from Indonesia (English)

Proper sanitation reduces the spread of illnesses such as diarrhea and typhoid, which can be transmitted through fecal matter. In countries where people practice open defecation in rivers, fields and forests, these illnesses are harder to stop. ... See More +

Brief 86368 FEB 01, 2014

Sanitation and externalities : evidence from early childhood health in rural India (English)

This paper estimates two sources of benefits related to sanitation infrastructure access on early childhood health: a direct benefit a household receives when moving from open to fixed-point defecation or from unimproved sanitation to improved sanitation, and an external benefit (externality) produced by the neighborhood's access to sanitation infrastructure. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6737 JAN 01, 2014

Andres, Luis A.; Briceno, Bertha; Chase, Claire; Echenique, Juan A.

A brief for policy makers : East Asia and the Pacific region urban sanitation review - actions needed (English)

The World Bank, with support from the Australian Government, conducted in-depth sector studies in three countries of East Asia Pacific - Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam and synthesized the analyses and findings in a single report. ... See More +

Brief 84289 JAN 01, 2014

Pathway to success : compendium of best practices in rural sanitation in India (English)

One of the major challenges before India is to provide sustainable sanitation and hygiene to its vast diverse and growing population. The Government of India has declared its commitment towards achieving MDG goals and universal sanitation coverage in the country by the year 2022, but with the current rural sanitation coverage of 32.7 percent, this is a challenging task. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 88420 DEC 13, 2013

Lessons learned : Senegal output-based aid sanitation project (English)

The water sector in Senegal is one of the most developed in Sub-Saharan Africa. Access to water in urban areas is almost universal, but sanitation lags behind. ... See More +

Brief 83977 DEC 01, 2013

A randomized, controlled study of a rural sanitation behavior change program in Madhya Pradesh, India (English)

Poor sanitation and open defecation are thought to be a major cause of diarrhea and intestinal parasite infections among young children. In 1999, India launched the Total Sanitation Campaign with the goal of achieving universal toilet coverage in rural India by 2012. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6702 NOV 01, 2013

Patil, Sumeet R.; Arnold, Benjamin F.; Salvatore, Alicia; Briceno, Bertha; Colford, Jr., John M.; Gertler, Paul J.

Integrating behavior change and hygiene in public policy : four key dimensions - lessons from the conference "beyond infrastructure : integrating hygiene in water and sanitation policy in Latin America and the Caribbean" (English)

During the past decade countries in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region have lifted more than 50 million people out of poverty, yet half of the rural population in the region still lacks access to sanitation and approximately 20 percent to drinking water. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 85189 NOV 01, 2013

Florez, Rocio Spanish

Scaling up rural sanitation : investing in the next generation - growing tall and smart with toilets : stopping open defecation improves children's height in Cambodia (English)

Open defecation within a community harms the physical and cognitive development of children, even children living in households that use toilets themselves. ... See More +

Brief 85190 NOV 01, 2013

Vyas, Sangita; Spears, Dean; Kov, Phyrum; Smets, Susanna

Integrating behavior change and hygiene in public policy : four key dimensions - lessons from the conference "beyond infrastructure : integrating hygiene in water and sanitation policy in Latin America and the Caribbean" : Integrando el cambio de comportamiento y la higiene en las politicas publica : cuatro dimensiones clave - lecciones de la conferencia "mss alla de la infraestructura : integrando la higiene en las politicas de agua y saneamiento en America Latina y el Caribe" (Spanish)

During the past decade countries in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region have lifted more than 50 million people out of poverty, yet half of the rural population in the region still lacks access to sanitation and approximately 20 percent to drinking water. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 85189 NOV 01, 2013

Florez, Rocio English

Transforming markets, increasing access : early lessons on base-of-the-pyramid market development in sanitation (English)

The four billion global consumers at the base of the pyramid (BOP) - those earning less than two dollars a day - are increasingly recognized by the private sector as a major untapped market segment. ... See More +

Brief 84348 OCT 01, 2013

Pedi, Danielle; Davies, Will

Results, impacts, and learning from improving sanitation at scale in East Java, Indonesia (English)

Inadequate access to sanitation remains a persistent issue, affecting the lives of millions of children and families especially in poor and rural communities throughout the world. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 85200 OCT 01, 2013

Pinto, Rebekah

Hand washing behavior change at scale : evidence from a randomized evaluation in Vietnam (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Hand washing behavior change at scale : evidence from a randomized evaluation in Vietnam, conducted in 2010 in Vietnam. ... See More +

Brief 81362 AUG 14, 2013

Chase, Claire; Do, Quy-Toan

How valuable are environmental health interventions? : evidence from a quasi-experimental evaluation of community water projects (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled How valuable are environmental health interventions? : evidence from a quasi-experimental evaluation of community water projects, conducted between 2003 and 2009 in India. ... See More +

Brief 81366 AUG 14, 2013

Pattanayak, Subhrendu; Poulos, Christine; Yang, Jui-Chen; Patil, Sumeet

Promoting hand washing behavior in Peru : the effect of large-scale mass-media and community level interventions (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Promoting hand washing behavior in Peru : the effect of large-scale mass-media and community level interventions, conducted between September 2009 and November 2010 in Peru. ... See More +

Brief 81451 AUG 14, 2013

Galiani, Sebastian; Gertler, Paul; Orsoloa-Vidal, Alexandra

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Papua New Guinea - Water, sanitation, and hygiene policy development support : synthesis report of technical assistance (English)
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MAY 30, 2014 ACS8481 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
India - Knowledge forum showcasing best practices in sanitation : what works at scale? Distilling the critical success factors for scaling up rural sanitation (English)
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MAY 27, 2014 ACS8929 Working Paper
IT based innovation in rural and urban WSS - Sanitation Hackathon (English)
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MAY 26, 2014 ACS8614 Working Paper
Nepal - Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project (English)
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APR 28, 2014 81863 Project Appraisal Document
Ghana - OBA Urban Sanitation Facility for the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area Project (English)
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APR 03, 2014 88635 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
El Salvador - Monitoring country progress in drinking water and sanitation (MAPAS) (Vol. 1 of 2) (English)
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APR 01, 2014 87676 Working Paper Spanish
Can demand for toilets be encouraged? : evidence from Indonesia (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 86368 Brief
Sanitation and externalities : evidence from early childhood health in rural India (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 WPS6737 Policy Research Working Paper
A brief for policy makers : East Asia and the Pacific region urban sanitation review - actions needed (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 84289 Brief
Pathway to success : compendium of best practices in rural sanitation in India (English)
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DEC 13, 2013 88420 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Lessons learned : Senegal output-based aid sanitation project (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 83977 Brief
A randomized, controlled study of a rural sanitation behavior change program in Madhya Pradesh, India (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 WPS6702 Policy Research Working Paper
Integrating behavior change and hygiene in public policy : four key dimensions - lessons from the conference "beyond infrastructure : integrating hygiene in water and sanitation policy in Latin America and the Caribbean" (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 85189 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program Spanish
Scaling up rural sanitation : investing in the next generation - growing tall and smart with toilets : stopping open defecation improves children's height in Cambodia (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 85190 Brief
Integrating behavior change and hygiene in public policy : four key dimensions - lessons from the conference "beyond infrastructure : integrating hygiene in water and sanitation policy in Latin America and the Caribbean" : Integrando el cambio de comportamiento y la higiene en las politicas publica : cuatro dimensiones clave - lecciones de la conferencia "mss alla de la infraestructura : integrando la higiene en las politicas de agua y saneamiento en America Latina y el Caribe" (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2013 85189 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program English
Transforming markets, increasing access : early lessons on base-of-the-pyramid market development in sanitation (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 84348 Brief
Results, impacts, and learning from improving sanitation at scale in East Java, Indonesia (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 85200 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Hand washing behavior change at scale : evidence from a randomized evaluation in Vietnam (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81362 Brief
How valuable are environmental health interventions? : evidence from a quasi-experimental evaluation of community water projects (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81366 Brief
Promoting hand washing behavior in Peru : the effect of large-scale mass-media and community level interventions (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81451 Brief