Current research calls

Exploratory research on increasing the impact of school-based hygiene promotion programmes in Madagascar

Budget: GBP 65,000

Call released: 25 June 2018

Bids due: Before Madagascar 1700 hrs, 23 July 2018

Location: Madagascar

Language(s): French (required), English (optional), Malagasy (optional)

More information on bid format and submission can be found in the Research Call. This project is funded by Dubai Cares.

 

Incentivising private sector provision of faecal waste emptying services to low-income customers in Kisumu, Kenya

Budget: GBP 100,000

Call released: 26 June 2018

Bids due: Before UK 1700 hrs, 23 July 2018

Location: Kenya

More information on bid format and submission can be found in the Research Call.

Ongoing and completed research projects

Urban Sanitation Research Initiative: open access journal articles

  • Daudey L (October 2017) ‘The cost of urban sanitation solutions: a literature review’, Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development,
  • Mills F, Willetts J, Petterson S, Mitchell C, Norman G (2018) ‘Faecal Pathogen Flows and Their Public Health Risks in Urban Environments: A Proposed Approach to Inform Sanitation Planning’, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 15(2):181, DOI:10.3390/ijerph15020181
  • Hutchings PJohns MJornet DScott CVan den Bossche Z (2018) ‘A systematic assessment of the pro-poor reach of development bank investments in urban sanitation’, Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for DevelopmentDOI: 10.2166/washdev.2018.147

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