Local sanitation perspectives

Webinar: Local government leadership in sanitation and hygiene: experiences and learnings

Dear friends and colleagues,

Webinar: Local government leadership in sanitation and hygiene: experiences and learnings
(English & French event – Le texte en français se trouve en bas)

Event: Policy and practice: Evidence-driven rural sanitation programs for scale, equity, and sustainability in Africa

Thursday 25th November 3pm-4:30pm (UK time)

At AfricaSan6 conference, the Sanitation Learning Hub are co-convenors of this free online session on lessons learned from recent rural sanitation programs.

This session will begin with an overview of the progress in rural sanitation in Africa, including an analysis of funding commitments. It will be followed by a presentation of lessons offered by the most recent evidence on performance of rural sanitation programming programs, featuring the following focal areas:

Event: How to strengthen local government leadership for sanitation and hygiene

Tuesday 23rd November 2-3.30pm (Nigeria time) 1-2.30pm (UK time)

At AfricaSan6 conference, the Sanitation Learning Hub are facilitating this free online session on how to galvanise and sustain support of local governments for sanitation and hygiene. Register for AfricaSan6

In the session panellists will share concrete examples of local government leadership mainly from West Africa, looking at what leads to prioritisation of sanitation and hygiene, and identifying commonalities and transferable knowledge.

The session builds on the work of the Sanitation Learning Hub (SLH) with government representatives and development partners from local areas in East and West Africa in 2020-2021.

Amplifying sanitation and hygiene practitioner voices - get involved!

Dear friends and colleagues,

What is the reality of accessing sanitation and hygiene in tough physical environments?

We are looking for local practitioners to share their stories through a series of blogs or short recordings.

Our first theme is ‘tough physical environments’. We are interested in experiences and learning beyond technology focussed interventions, involving people in areas with difficult terrains, facing environmental hazards, or are located very remotely. For more information, read our Challenging Contexts Learning Brief.

We want to amplify the voices and perspectives of practitioners workingwithin countries at local and regional level through short written or video outputs which we will work on with you.

Practitioners could be: