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  1. Tonle Sap Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project: An ADB-funded Latrine-Building Project in Cambodia

    Water and sanitation are one of the most pressing issues facing people in rural Cambodia, especially around the Tonle Sap Lake and river basin. Of particular difficulty for sanitation advocates in Cambodia is the old habit of open defecation, with the res ...

    admin - 08/22/2014 - 11:36

  2. Identifying Constraints to Increasing Sanitation Coverage

    This field note summarizes research from two studies undertaken in rural and peri-urban areas of Cambodia; one on the demand forlatrines among consumers, and the other on the supply of latrines by the private sector. It provides discussion on the opportun ...

    admin - 08/22/2014 - 12:13

  3. Sanitation Finance in Rural Cambodia

    This document presents the findings of a study on sanitation finance in Cambodia conducted for the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) with support from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The overall objective of the assignment was to consider sustainable s ...

    admin - 08/22/2014 - 12:14

  4. Economic Impacts of Sanitation in Cambodia Summary

    In 2004, only about 17% of Cambodian people had access to improved sanitation, meaning that there were still more than 11 million Cambodians living with an unimproved latrine or with no latrine at all. Although the figure given by the Cambodia Demographic ...

    admin - 08/22/2014 - 13:23

  5. Bangladesh — where simple changes in prac Ɵ ce could save lives

    Bangladesh faces no shortage of water. The country is the floodplain delta of three large rivers – the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna, so the landscape is dominated by an abundance of rivers and standing water. But this does not mean the population of 160 ...

    admin - 08/09/2014 - 22:45

  6. Optimising water and phosphorus management in the urban environmental sanitation system of Hanoi, Vietnam

    Many areas in the world face clean water scarcity problems and phosphorus reserves are likely to be depleted in the near future. Still, a large amount of clean water is used to transport excreta through sewer systems. Most of the wastewater generated worl ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 18:09

  7. Community-Based Water Supply and Sanitation Project

    The objective of this practice is to expand the coverage of improved water supply and sanitation facilities to underserved populations, especially to poor and remote areas (21 Districts in Midwestern and Far Western Development Regions of Nepal), and to i ...

    iges_partner - 08/09/2014 - 19:53