Subsidy or self-respect? Community-led total sanitation: an awesome opportunity and responsibility

Publication year: 
2003

This very brief discussion note for the SACOSAN conference in Dhaka 2003, describes the concept of community-led total sanitation (CLTS). It looks at the realities, vision and challenges of CLTS in improving the wellbeing for many rural and/or poor communities. It gives short comments on what has happened so far; benefits; how the technique has developed and briefly how it works; shifts from target driven partial sanitation (TDPS) to CLTS; non-negotiable principles for CTLS; scaling up of CTLS; and potential of CTLS for the future. The note also deals with some of the questions commonly asked regarding CTLS. community development, wastewater management, sanitation, sewage, hygien

Pages: 
5
Publisher
Available at IDS for reference
Conference: 
OECD Global Forum on Sustainable Development
Conference Location: 
Paris, 18-19 December, 2003

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Shelfmark in IDS Resource Centre
D : Water and sanitation 4689