Identification of the Potential Opportunities, Barriers, and Threats Within the Sector in Taking Up Sanitation as a Business: Rural Sanitation in Nkhata Bay District (Malawi)

This paper by Holm et al. (2014) and published in Waterlines provides insights from the SHARE-funded research project ‘Private Sector Participation in the Delivery of Sanitation and Hygiene Services in Malawi’. It features two case studies of district-level business activities in the sanitation sector and identifies the opportunities, barriers and threats to taking up sanitation as a business. The paper includes recommendations of measures that could mitigate these challenges.

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