If you are looking for key documents in the area of sustainable sanitation then you have come to the right place. We have listed here key documents grouped by forum categories, sub categories and even sub sub categories. Click on the green hyperlinks to see information about key documents. Those without a green hyperlink are still under construction

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Health and hygiene, schools and other non-household settings:

Sanitation systems:

Attitudes and behaviours:

Markets, finance and governance:

  • Market development in Action
    • Mobile phones, ICT for sanitation (Information and communications Technology)
    • Private Sector Engagement in sanitation and Hygiene - Exploring roles across the sanitation chain (WSSCC in Oct/Nov 2015, Thematic Discussion 6)
    • Corporate Engagement in Sanitation - Thematic Discussion (SuSanA Indian Chapter)
  • Sanitation as a business and business models
    • Sarphati Sanitation Awards 2015 - Let's make sanitation everybody's business
  • Financing: tariffs, taxes, Transfers
    • Urban Sanitation Finance - From Macro to Micro Level (IRC, WSUP, SNV in June/July 2015, Thematic Discussion 2)
  • Government as a driver
  • Cities (planning, implementation, and management processes)
    • Cities sanitation planning toolkits and guidance publications
    • Shit flow diagrams (SFDs) / Excreta flow diagrams
    • Sustainable urban sanitation
  • Monitoring and evaluation (M&E)
  • Global political processes

Resource recovery:

SuSanA working groups (WGs):

* The link for this working group shows all library entries that have been tagged as important documents for that working group (usually 20-50 documents per working group).




Last updated: 6 May 2016