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Scaling up rural sanitation : long term sustainability of improved sanitation in rural Bangladesh

When sanitation sector professionals hear the words ‘sanitation’ and ‘Bangladesh’ the first thought that may come to mind is that it is the birthplace of the Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) approach. However, there is more to the sanitation story from Bangladesh that needs to be shared. Lessons extracted from the Bangladesh experience could richly inform sanitation strategies in other countries, particularly those struggling to increase access to basic sanitation in rural areas. [authors abstrract]

TitleScaling up rural sanitation : long term sustainability of improved sanitation in rural Bangladesh
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsKullmann, C, Ahmed, R
Secondary TitleResearch Brief / WSP
Pagination4 p.; 3 fig.; 1 map
Date Published2011-05-01
PublisherWater and Sanitation Program, WSP
Place PublishedS.l.
Keywordsbangladesh, open defecation, rural areas, rural communities, rural development, sustainability
Abstract

When sanitation sector professionals hear the words ‘sanitation’ and ‘Bangladesh’ the first thought that may come to mind is that it is the birthplace of the Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) approach. However, there is more to the sanitation story from Bangladesh that needs to be shared. Lessons extracted from the Bangladesh experience could richly inform sanitation strategies in other countries, particularly those struggling to increase access to basic sanitation in rural areas. [authors abstrract]

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