Tackling the Challenge of Sanitation in South ...

20 Jun 2016

Cross posted from the SA SDI Alliance website By Ava Rose Hoffman (on behalf of...

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South Africa

Building EcoSan toilets in Blantyre, Malawi ...

10 Dec 2015

By Mariana Gallo and the Malawi Homeless People's Federation Background The sanitation challenges that Blantyre...

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Malawi

Building Communal Sanitation in Uganda ...

09 Dec 2015

This is the third in a series of eight blogs that highlight lessons from community-led sanitation...

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Uganda

Improved Sanitation Improves Half a Million L ...

08 Dec 2015

By Maria Lobo and Mahila Milan Background Sanitation has been the shame of India. More...

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India

Building a Communal Toilet in Chinhoyi, Zimba ...

07 Dec 2015

By Evans Banana and the Zimbabwe Homeless People's Federation This is the first in a series...

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Zimbabwe

A Lesson for All: Orangi Pilot Project Visits ...

04 Dec 2015

Background Orangi Pilot Project is one of the most successful community-based upgrading projects in the...

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Tanzania

Communities Drive Progress in Slum Sanitation ...

20 Oct 2015

By Diana Mitlin and Noah Schermbrucker The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) make a clear commitment...

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Launch of Upgrading at Flamingo Crescent with ...

23 Feb 2015

**Cross posted from the SA SDI Alliance blog** Authored by CORC “People said Flamingo Crescent...

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South Africa

Achieving Universal Sanitation: Sharing the Experience of the SDI Affiliate ...

23 Oct 2014

By Diana Mitlin, IIED and Mercy Kamwanja, CCODE (Malawi)   Achieving universal access to sanitation is going to take a lot. In the urban context, high residential densities and extremely...

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Malawi

Scaling up Shared Latrine Options: Karakata settlement, Dar-es-Salaam

10 Jul 2014

By Tim Ndezi, Director Centre for Community Initiatives (CCI), Tanzania & Noah Schermbucker, SDI Secretariat  Introduction: Provision of sanitation services to informal settlements is a challenging task for city authorities...

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Tanzania

New Options Needed for Improved Access to Sanitation in African Cities

23 Apr 2014

By Noah Schermbrucker, SDI Secretariat & Diana Mitlin, International Institute of Environment and Development (IIED) SDI Federations in Southern Africa face acute sanitation needs.  Recent surveys in informal settlements in...

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A People-Centred Approach to Citywide Sanitation

01 Oct 2013

As the global development discourse formulates the post-MDG agenda, sanitation is a core area that demands attention. Having for too long been neglected by governments, as is reflected by sporadic...

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