How Collective Action Strategies of the Urban Poor Can Improve Access to Sanitation

This report draws on research undertaken in Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Zambia and Malawi as part of the SHARE-funded City-Wide Sanitation project and reflects on processes that can trigger and/or develop collective action to identify sanitation needs, and on the scope that they have to develop appropriate, affordable, scalable sanitation solutions for low-income communities. It specifically considers how federations of the urban poor have collectively organised around sanitation on several fronts.

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BUILDING KNOWLEDGE. IMPROVING THE WASH SECTOR.

SHARE contributes to achieving universal access to effective, sustainable and equitable sanitation and hygiene by generating evidence to improve policy and practice worldwide.