Accessibility, affordability, and availability of technology options are crucial for the survival of safe water businesses, says Fanny Boulloud of the Swiss Antenna Foundation. As a partner in the 'Safe Water Phase 2' programme, IRC spoke to Boulloud about business viability at a stakeholder...
In the first nine months of the strategic partnership Watershed – empowering citizens context analysis and stakeholder and factor analyses have been carried out. These analyses will give direction to the partnership's activities for the coming months.
Tracking budgets and actual expenditure in WASH are essential to ensure sustainable water and sanitation services. Planning and budgets have to capture the activities and costs supporting ongoing services beyond the creation of infrastructures.
The Indian government has a target to make India ‘Open Defecation Free’ by 2019. All stakeholders are increasing their efforts to meet this target, which will have an impact on more than half the population.