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Title: Using tenure to build a “sanitation cityscape”: narrowing decisions for targeted sanitation interventions
Authors: Scott, Phillipa
Cotton, Andrew P.
Sohail (Khan), M.
Keywords: Citywide sanitation
Investment
Sanitation planning
Self-supply
Tenure mix
Tenure security
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: SAGE Publications / © International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED).
Citation: SCOTT, P., COTTON, A.P. and SOHAIL, M., 2015. Using tenure to build a “sanitation cityscape”: narrowing decisions for targeted sanitation interventions. Environment and Urbanization, 27 (2), pp. 1 - 18.
Abstract: Sanitation interventions routinely overlook the implications of secure tenure for investment on the part of households. Drawing upon primary field research in Dakar, this paper presents a citywide sanitation planning framework that combines existing sanitation planning approaches with householders’ investment logic as a function of their tenure security and status. The resulting framework, the Sanitation Cityscape, maps what is happening to faecal material on a citywide scale and why, thus providing a snapshot of the sanitation status of the city and a rationale for targeted interventions along the sanitation service chain. The paper offers an approach for policymakers and practitioners to narrow the decision-making process for citywide sanitation service provision. It aims to target urban sanitation interventions that are appropriate to the urban tenure mix, including non-networked systems, and a greater emphasis on widening the scope of sanitation service provision to include tenure-neutral operational activities, such as faecal sludge management.
Description: This article was accepted for publication in the journal, Environment and Urbanization [SAGE Publications / © International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)]. The definitive version is available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956247815569415
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1177/0956247815569415
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/17463
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956247815569415
ISSN: 1746-0301
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