This blog reflects on the FSM 5 / AfricaSan conference in Cape Town, some of the main topics of conversation and how they relate to the Foundation’s work and strategic priorities.Continue reading “The sector comes together to discuss Africa’s sanitation challenges: reflections on FSM 5 and AfricaSan”
WSUP has been working with the water and sanitation utility in Lusaka to support a new pit-emptying service targeted at low-income customers. This initial work, funded in part by SFF, has helped shape the utility’s scale-up plans for faecal sludge management services under the city’s new multi-million-dollar investment programme. This blog reflects on lessons learned, and on how this experience links with the Foundation’s approach to funding.
WSUP has been investigating how redistributive taxation and surcharges could be used to finance sanitation for low-income customers. This guest blog from Guy Norman discusses WSUP’s research and next steps.
Factor[e] Ventures and the Stone Family Foundation teamed up to take a fresh look at the sanitation value chain. Here is a guest blog from Natalie Markham summarising the process and next steps.
Returning from a recent trip to East Africa we wanted to share some thoughts on the challenge of faecal sludge management in cities.