Between carrot and stick

Between carrot and stick

A government minister’s signature at the bottom of a newly passed bill can be the result of years of concerted effort from numerous stakeholders. But that signature doesn’t automatically translate into sustained change on the ground, which is where it matters. This is...
Smart enforcement of sanitation by-laws in Ghana

Smart enforcement of sanitation by-laws in Ghana

This Policy Brief reports a research project that identified ways of improving enforcement of by-laws requiring urban landlords to provide acceptable sanitation facilities for their tenants. In Ga West, as in other Ghanaian municipalities, by-laws requiring landlords...
Sanitation set for major upgrade in Lusaka, Zambia

Sanitation set for major upgrade in Lusaka, Zambia

WSUP Advisory commences scale-up work with city utility, building on WSUP’s 10 years in Lusaka New report analyses progress made to date on unsewered sanitation in city Learn more about WSUP Advisory Brown Mbewe lives in Kanyama, Lusaka’s most densely populated...
Low connection rates in sewerage projects

Low connection rates in sewerage projects

In this blog post, I wanted to draw people’s attention to some fascinating recent commentary by Ian Ross around sanitation costings. Ian’s an ex-OPM consultant, now taking time out with LSHTM to do a PhD looking at costs of sanitation: so he’s able to put a lot of his...