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Sanitation: what works?

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Thursday, 03 June 2010 15:23


Members of SEI's EcoSanRes programme will take part in a Sida organised workshop on sanitation. See full programme here.

Elisabeth Kvarnström and Madeleine Fogde from SEI's EcoSanRes programme will present their work at the upcoming Sida workshop entitled "Sanitation: what works?".

The workshop will take place Monday 14 June at Sida's headquarters in Stockholm. Registration no later than 9 June is required.

Ecological Sanitation Research
(EcoSanRes) is an international environment and development programme on ecological sanitation including networking, capacity building and pilot projects in Asia, Africa and Latin America.


13:00 – 13:20 Welcome Address
Johan Schaar, Director, Department for Environment, Climate Change and Sustainable Services, Sida

13:20 – 14:45 Session I: How to Achieve Results
Chair: Louis Boorstin, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Why results?
Jae So, WSP Manager
- Why good monitoring is critical to achieving the MDGs
- How WSP works with governments to measure results

Total Sanitation and Sanitation Marketing: Results and Lessons to Date
Eduardo Perez, WSP
- WSP’s Total Sanitation and Sanitation Marketing approach
- TSSM’s learning strategy: what is working and what needs to be improved

Discussion (20 min)

Developing Knowledge: Sustainable Sanitation
Elisabeth Kvarnström and Madeleine Fogde, Stockholm Environment Institute, Wambui Gichuri, WSP, AFR
- Sustainable Sanitation results to date
- Potential to scale up Sustainable Sanitation in sub-Saharan Africa: The cost-effectiveness of Ecosan

Discussion (15 min)
14:45 – 15:00    

Coffee Break

15:00 – 17:00

Session II: How to Scale up Results
Chair: (TBC)

Supporting Governments to Scale up: Urban Sanitation in India
Juan Costain, WSP SAR
- Putting poverty focus in urban programs: Supporting India’s National Urban Renewal Mission
- Building capacity of decentralized governments

Video: Scaling Up Rural Sanitation in Tanzania and Ethiopia
Wambui Gichuri, WSP AFR)

Engendering Sanitation and Hygiene: Scaling up Hand-washing in Peru
Glenn Pearce-Oroz, WSP LAC
- Gender issues in policy, operations, M&E, citizen engagement and behavior change
- Results from scaling up hand-washing with soap behavior change in Peru

Discussion (30 min)

Scaling up Rural Sanitation: Supporting Local Governments in Indonesia
Almud Weitz, WSP EAP
- Integrating community led total sanitation with social marketing of sanitation
- Results from scaling up sanitation for the rural poor in East Java

Discussion (30 min)
17:00 – 18:00

Session III: Panel Discussion and Summary: Presentation of Issues and Activities Important for WSP and Donors to Consider in Supporting Sanitation

Chair: Sida Either Katarina Perrolf alt. Patrick Stålgren
Katarina Perrolf, Sida
Louis Boorstin, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Sanjay Wijesekera, DFID
Jae So, WSP

18:00 – 20:00    Informal cocktail hosted by Sida, Venue: Sida HQ

Time and place
Monday 14 June 2010, 13.00 – 18.00
Sida, Venue Djenné (Room 8), Valhallavägen 199, Stockholm

Registration no later than 9 June
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