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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

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

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 88635 APR 03, 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

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

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

Urban sanitation review : Indonesia country study (English)

This Indonesia country study forms part of the East Asia urban sanitation review. The review will develop a regional strategic framework to help guide national urban sanitation programs and their implementation in emerging middle income countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 83877 SEP 01, 2013

Poor-inclusive urban sanitation : an overview (English)

Most of the world's population now lives in urban areas, and in developing regions the proportion living in cities and towns has risen from 35 percent in 1990 to 45 percent in 2010, from 1.4 billion to 2.5 billion people (Jacobsen et al. 2012). ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 80347 AUG 01, 2013

Hawkins, Peter; Blackett, Isabel; Heymans, Chris

Economic assessment of sanitation interventions in lao peoples' democratic republic. A six-country study conducted in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, the Philippines and Vietnam under the Economics of Sanitation Initiative. : Economic assessment of sanitation interventions in Lao Peoples' Democratic Republic : a six-country study conducted in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, the Philippines and Vietnam under the Economics of Sanitation Initiative (English)

Access to improved sanitation is a major concern in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. Only 63 percent of the population of the country had access to improved sanitation facilities in 2010. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 81293 AUG 01, 2013

Cameroon - First Phase of the Sanitation Project : Cameroun - Le Projet d'Assainissement Liquide (French)

The objective of the Sanitation Project for Cameroon is to improve planning and management of the recipient's sanitation sector as well as to provide access to sanitation services through pilot approaches in selected areas. ... See More +

Brief 78871 JUN 01, 2013

The economic returns of sanitation interventions in Lao People's Democratic Republic (English)

The Economics of Sanitation Initiative (ESI) is a multi-country study launched in 2007 as a response by the World Bank's Water and Sanitation Program to address major gaps in evidence among developing countries on the economic aspects of sanitation. ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 79549 JUN 01, 2013

East Asia and Pacific - Highlights of results for FY13 (English)

This paper includes the following headings: scaling up rural sanitation and hygiene; creating sustainable services through domestic private sector participation; targeting the urban poor and improving services in small towns; delivering Water and Sanitation Sector (WSS) services in fragile states; and looking ahead in East Asia and the Pacific for FY14-15. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 79792 JUN 01, 2013

Coming up short without sanitation : a community sanitation program by the Indian government helped children grow taller and healthier in the State of Maharashtra (English)

Most people living in rural Indian villages defecate openly outside, without using a toilet or latrine. In 2004, as a supplement to its ongoing Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC), the government of Maharashtra conducted a randomized, controlled experiment to study the effect of a sanitation intervention. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 79773 JUN 01, 2013

Spears, Dean

Nicaragua : the cost of inadequate sanitation (English)

This report examines the social economic impact of inadequate sanitation in Nicaragua. The study on which it is based has been promoted by the Economics of Sanitation Initiative (ESI), led by the Water and Sanitation Program of the World Bank (WSP). ... See More +

Working Paper 81242 JUN 01, 2013

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Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
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
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
Nicaragua - Sustainable Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project : Proyecto de Sostenibilidad del Sector de Agua y Saneamiento Rural (Spanish)
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JAN 02, 2014 PIDA2367 Project Information Document
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
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
Vietnam - Results-Based Rural Water Supply and Sanitation under the National Target Program Project : procurement plan (English)
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OCT 07, 2013 81813 Procurement Plan
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
Urban sanitation review : Indonesia country study (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 83877 Working Paper
Poor-inclusive urban sanitation : an overview (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 80347 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Economic assessment of sanitation interventions in lao peoples' democratic republic. A six-country study conducted in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, the Philippines and Vietnam under the Economics of Sanitation Initiative. : Economic assessment of sanitation interventions in Lao Peoples' Democratic Republic : a six-country study conducted in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, the Philippines and Vietnam under the Economics of Sanitation Initiative (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 81293 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Cameroon - First Phase of the Sanitation Project : Cameroun - Le Projet d'Assainissement Liquide (French)
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JUN 01, 2013 78871 Brief
The economic returns of sanitation interventions in Lao People's Democratic Republic (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 79549 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper
East Asia and Pacific - Highlights of results for FY13 (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 79792 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Coming up short without sanitation : a community sanitation program by the Indian government helped children grow taller and healthier in the State of Maharashtra (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 79773 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Nicaragua : the cost of inadequate sanitation (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 81242 Working Paper Spanish