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Assessing demand for improved sustainable sanitation in low-income informal settlements of urban areas: a critical review
Sanitation improvement is crucial in saving lives that are lost due to water contamination. Progress towards achieving full sanitation coverage is still slow in low-income informal settlements in most developing countries. ...
Challenges to Achieving Sustainable Sanitation in Informal Settlements of Kigali, Rwanda
Like most cities in developing countries, Kigali is experiencing rapid urbanisation leading to an increase in the urban population and rapid growth in the size and number of informal settlements. More than 60% of the city’s ...
Access to improved sanitation facilities in low-income informal settlements of East African cities
Throughout Africa, the population in urban areas is increasing rapidly beyond the capacity and the resources of the cities to accommodate the people. In Sub-Saharan Africa, the majority of urban dwellers live in informal ...
Calibrating an optimal condition model for solar water disinfection in peri-urban household water treatment in Kampala, Uganda
(IWA Publishing, 2013)
In low income settlements where the quality of drinking water is highly contaminated due to poor hygienic practices at community and household levels, there is need for appropriate, simple, affordable and environmentally ...
Management structure as a factor of performance of Solid Waste Management projects in African municipalities: A case of Bushenyi-Ishaka Municipality, Western Uganda
(Rwanda Journal of Engineering, Science, Technology and Environment, 2018)
Solid waste production is growing exponentially, with stronger trends in developing countries. Uganda is facing rapid urbanization that offers not only new social and economic opportunities, but also more pronounced ...