Investing in sanitation is necessary to prevent needless deaths, improve lives and livelihoods and provide dignity. Yet, 4.2 billion people live without access to safely managed sanitation, often…

Martin Gambrill, Susanna Smets, Li Lou, Meriem Gray |

Business as usual—where conventional sewerage and wastewater treatment are considered as the only solution—will not help us meet the SDG goal of providing safely managed sanitation for all by 2030…

Martin Gambrill, Nishtha Mehta, Nandita Kotwal, Li Lou, Melody Ann Hill Kokoszka |

To share or not to share sanitation facilities: A coronavirus conundrum

Nandita Kotwal, Rebecca J Gilsdorf, Nishtha Mehta, Martin Gambrill |

Poop scoop: The state of the sanitation economy

Nandita Kotwal |

The future of the sanitation economy: Perspectives on World Toilet Day

Maria Angelica Sotomayor, Martin Gambrill |

Sanitation was one of the most off-track Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have raised the bar and the target is now to have

Ndeye Awa Diagne, Martin Gambrill, Seema Thomas, Ruth Kennedy-Walker |

Globally,  2.4 billion people still live without access to basic sanitation – and over 760 million of these people live in Sub-Saharan Africa. Today only 27% of Sub-Saharan Africa’s population has…

Ayat Soliman |

New World Bank report shares lessons on how CBS can be an option in achieving citywide inclusive sanitation   Download a free copy here Cities are growing at unprecedented rates, with over two…

Clementine Marie Stip, Seema Thomas, Martin Gambrill |

A redesigned public toilet facility in Addis Ababa Photo: Rebecca Gilsdorf With a population exceeding 3 million, only 10% of Addis residents are connected to the sewerage system and an estimated…

Seema Thomas, Yitbarek Tessema Mammo, Amanuel Teshome Woldetsadik |

Co-authors:  Martin Gambrill, Lead Water Supply & Sanitation Specialist, World Bank  Rebecca Jean Gilsdorf, Water Supply & Sanitation Specialist, World Bank Ndeye Awa Diagne, Young…

Seema Thomas, Martin Gambrill, Rebecca J Gilsdorf, Ndeye Awa Diagne |