Rural sanitation within the District is being addressed by local government, NGOs, a Local Environmental club (Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi [WESM]), grass roots women’s groups (Malawi Homeless People’s Federation [MHPF]) and entrepreneurs. As an integral part of the data collection process for our study we spoke with each of these providers. Our findings show that although quite a number of potential opportunities exist for private sector participation within the sanitation sector, there are numerous barriers and threats in taking up sanitation as a business in the district. Here, we report on the findings emerging from conversations with the MHPF. readmore
The 15th WaterNet/WARFSA/GWP-SA Symposia is: ‘IWRM: An effective response to water-energy-food security challenges under changing climate’ symposium will be held in Lilongwe, Malawi from 29th – 31st October 2014.