The Sanitation Learning Hub, previously known as the CLTS (Community-Led Total Sanitation) Knowledge Hub.

Recent Submissions

  • Effective Learning: East and Southern Africa Region 

    Masile, Joyce; Oupal, Stephen; Teferi, Finlan Tekle (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-07)
    This Sanitation and Hygiene Hunter-Gatherer note discusses challenges and emerging questions on how learning can be more effective in the East and Southern Africa region.
  • Human Resources: East and Southern Africa Region 

    Muluneh, Gashaw K.; Mwakitalima, Anyitike (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-07-01)
    This Sanitation and Hygiene Hunter-Gatherer Thematic Note offers recommendations to challenges emerging in the East and Southern Africa region within human resources.
  • Equity and Inclusion: East and Southern Africa Region 

    Abuta, Gladys; Biru, Tigist; Delaire, Caroline; Mpete, Regnihaldah; Mubarak, Twaha; Solomon, Yirgalem (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-06-01)
    This Sanitation and Hygiene Hunter-Gatherer Thematic Note explores the issues and challenges around equity and inclusion, and offers recommendations for progress.
  • Involving Men and Boys in CLTS: East and Southern Africa Region 

    Cavill, Sue; Wamera, Elizabeth; Jimmy, Mujuni K.; Yondu, Selemani (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-07)
    This Sanitation and Hygiene Hunter-Gatherer Thematic Note discusses methods and recommendations for involving men and boys in sanitation programmes.
  • Tracking Sustainability: East and Southern Africa Region 

    Kaitane, Thokozani A.; Mdanga, Ally; Milash, Abraham; Mwandosya, Saul; Oriada, Shariff (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-07-01)
    This Sanitation and Hygiene Hunter-Gatherer Thematic Note discusses how existing issues and challenges around tracking sustainability can be addressed, including examples from Ethiopia, Malawi and Kenya.
  • Working with Governments to Increase Sanitation Funding: East and Southern Africa Region 

    Gichora, Elijah (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-07-01)
    This Sanitation and Hygiene Hunter-Gatherer Thematic Note discusses how access to sanitation in rural communities requires support from the government and other stakeholders working in that country. Adequate funding for ...
  • Access to Improved Latrines for the Poorest People: West and Central Africa Region 

    Assih, Tagba; Delaire, Caroline; Gariko, Fatou; Maaouya, Abddayem (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-07-01)
    This Sanitation and Hygiene Hunter-Gatherer Thematic Note focuses on access to improved latrines for the poorest. A significant proportion of the rural population lives below the poverty line. This raises an equity problem ...
  • Knowledge Management: West and Central Africa Region 

    Akpa, Oluyemisi; Allade, Fawoziatouh (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-07-01)
    This Sanitation and Hygiene Hunter-Gatherer Thematic Note focuses on the importance of knowledge management to learning in the sector. Knowledge management is the process of creating, sharing, using and managing information. ...
  • Implementation of CLTS in Central and West Africa Countries: Financial Constraints and Challenges 

    Ekah, Faustin; Jallow, Isatou; Quansah, Emmanuel Ato (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-07-01)
    This Sanitation and Hygiene Hunter-Gatherer Thematic Note discusses the financial constraints and challenges faced in the West and Central Africa region. The situation of sanitation remains a concern in many countries in ...
  • Integration of Implementation Approaches: West and Central Africa Region 

    Akwunwa, Nneka (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-07-01)
    This Sanitation and Hygiene Hunter-Gatherer Thematic Note discusses the challenges of integrating implementation approaches in the West and Central Africa region. Countries in the region are implementing various approaches ...
  • Internal Financing Mechanisms at Village Level: West and Central Africa Region 

    Sy, Adama; Fall, Gamou; Morou, Hamadou; Sow, Aly; Teme, Ousmane; Traoré, Massa Antoine (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-07-01)
    This Sanitation and Hygiene Hunter-Gatherer Thematic Note discusses the various village level financing mechanisms in the West and Central Africa region. In the implementation of the CLTS approach, the organisation, the ...
  • Sanitation Marketing: West and Central Africa Region 

    Adissoda, Yadjidé; Adjalla, Raoul; Danku, Jesse; Ndiaye, Marcelin; Savadogo, Karim (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-07-01)
    This Sanitation and Hygiene Hunter-Gatherer Thematic Note discusses sanitation marketing in West and Central Africa. Sanitation marketing involves the development of a product and service to meet the needs and the demand ...
  • Government Role/Implication in Access to Hygiene and Sanitation for All 

    Adegnika, Félix; Atawaten, Souleymane; Selma, Chuchu Kordor; Tchutchoua, Suzanna (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-07-01)
    This Sanitation and Hygiene Hunter-Gatherer Thematic Note discusses the role of government in accessing S&H. Water, hygiene and sanitation are issues of concern at global level. That is why these three sub-sectors have ...
  • Innovations Regarding Sanitation: West and Central Africa Region 

    Ibulungu, Josué; N'Tsoukpoe, Joanna Marie Delphine; Ouedraogo, Lompo; Ouedraogo, Issaka (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-07-01)
    This Sanitation and Hygiene Hunter-Gatherer Thematic Note discusses problems, solutions and recommendations for innovations in sanitation programmes.
  • CLTS Implementation in Urban and Peri-Urban Areas: West and Central Africa Region 

    Bertrand, Fabienne; Djembou, Kouassi; Sahadou, Djele (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-07)
    This Sanitation and Hygiene Hunter-Gatherer Thematic Note discusses implementation of CLTS in urban and peri-urban areas in West and Central Africa. Experiments are underway to implement CLTS in peri-urban environments. ...
  • Retrofitting: The Next Step for the Swachh Bharat Mission? 

    Srivastava, Puneet (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-09-01)
    Retrofitting of toilets is a complex and challenging stream of work and is included as one of the main components of Open Defecation Free-Sustainability (ODF-S) plans under Swachh Bharat Mission- Gramin (SBM-G) (clean India ...
  • Sanitation Coverage, Usage and Health: A Rapid Investigation 

    Viswanathan, Radhika (Institute of Development Studies, 2017-09-15)
    It is recognised that health outcomes in people, and children in particular can be affected by improper sanitation. One in three Indian children is stunted. As India’s flagship scheme works hard to achieve ambitious ...
  • Rapid Report on Timely, Relevant and Actionable Knowledge for the SBM-G 

    Institute of Development Studies; WaterAid (Institute of Development Studies, 2017-10-12)
    The momentum and scale of the Swachh Bharat Mission – Gramin (SBM-G) is unprecedented. The speed of implementation means that the identification of gaps and finding answers to these in ways that provide practical ideas for ...
  • Uncovering WASH Realities Through PhotoVoice 

    Bhakta, Amita (The Sanitation Learning Hub, Institute of Development Studies, 2020-06-10)
    This SLH Learning Paper explores the potential of an innovative participatory visual method known as PhotoVoice to help to achieve universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) by 2030. The paper outlines ...
  • Handwashing Compendium for Low Resource Settings: A Living Document. Edition 2 

    Coultas, Mimi; Iyer, Ruhil; Myers, Jamie (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-06-04)
    Frequent and proper handwashing with soap is vital to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In response, the Sanitation Learning Hub at the Institute of Development Studies has developed this Handwashing Compendium for Low ...

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