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DocumentG. Melloni / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2022Between July and October 2021, the Sanitation Learning Hub worked with government representatives and development partners to develop, share, and cross-analyse case studies looking at local system and government strengthening in four local government areas across West Africa: Benin (N’Dali commune), Ghana (Yendi municipal district), Guinea (Molota commune), and Nigeria (Logo LGA).DocumentM. Chanzu, M. Coultas, R. Iyer, L. Karangwa, J. E. Kariuki, H. Kosugi, T. Meeuwissen, J. Myers, E. Mwende, P. Son, D. K. Ssemwanga / H2Open Journal, 2022Government leadership at both the national and sub-national levels is an essential step towards ensuring safely managed sanitation services for all. Though the importance of sub-national government leadership for water, sanitation and hygiene is widely acknowledged, to date much of the focus has been on the delivery of water services.DocumentJ. Kohlitz, R. Iyer / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2021SDG 6.2 calls for sustainable sanitation for all before 2030. Yet over 2 billion people still lack access to basic sanitation facilities. Ensuring good sanitation and hygiene practices for everybody means ending open defecation, tackling existing challenges with access and use, and ensuring all sanitation facilities are safely managed.DocumentD. Christensen, F. Garfias / Southern Political Science Association, 2021Property titling enables tax collection and encourages private investment. Yet, governments across the developing world often fail to invest in land registration systems, such as cadastral maps, that record land ownership and values.DocumentR. Awasthi, M. Nagarajan, K. Deininger / Elsevier, 2021While property taxes are ideally suited for cities to generate own source revenue to provide services underpinning global competitiveness, the technical complexity of establishing tax rolls and administering them has traditionally been a deterrent to their more widespread use.DocumentK. Barnes, C. Anderson, S. de Chassy, A Ahmed, M. Ali, M. M. Aung, E. Chaimite, A. Joshi, D. Khan, M. Loureiro, L. Posse, J. Rowlands, A. Shankland, R. Wazir / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2022What does governance look like ‘from below’ – from the perspectives of poor and marginalised households? How do patterns of conflict affect that? These were the questions at the heart of the Governance at the Margins research project. Over three years from 2017-2020 we worked to explore this through in-depth study in conflict-affected areas of Mozambique, Myanmar, and Pakistan.
19 November 2021The original blog post appeared on the Towards Brown Gold website.
18 November 2021he original blog post appeared on the Sanitation Learning Hub website.
7 October 2021Earlier this year, the Sanitation Learning Hub team published a call for applicants to undertake a gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) audit of the programme to identify how GESI issues are addressed in our activities and internal orga
4th January 2022
A large part of the Sanitation Learning Hub’s (SLH) work is around research and learning to support gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) in sanitation and hygiene programming.
29th November 2021
Has the pandemic allowed for more participation in important spaces by children and youth?Or have those spaces become less participatory with digital, financial, and geographical divides?
5th November 2021
Click here to register for the webinarIt has been a long-standing goal of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) professionals to improve the health and lives of children.
26th August 2021
The Sanitation Learning Hub is looking to capture country level and regional experiences, ideas, challenges and innovations from sanitation and hygiene practitioners through a series of blogs or short recordings.
6th July 2021
Join the Sanitation Learning Hub for a webinar on climate change and rural sanitation – putting ideas into practice.