Topic outline

  • General

  • Module 1: Introduction to sanitation governance: theories and concepts

    This module provides participants with an overview of the urban sanitation challenge and situates the discussion within a broader framework of urbanization processes. It focuses on the key concepts and theories that contribute to explain urban developments in the Global South, rural-urban links, and the implications of these developments on delivery of decentralized sanitation. Participants will be exposed to theories from urban planning, economics, and critical and policy literature on small scale sanitation provision modalities and development studies.

  • Module 2: Tools and approaches: challenges for the provision of sanitation

    This module introduces participants to practical tools that can be applied to analyse and address challenges they face in their work environment. Participants will be exposed to state of the art experience with regard to benchmarking, participatory approaches, and strategic planning for sanitation delivery in cities.