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Monitoring Sanitation Campaigns: Targets, Reporting and Realism

Institute of Development Studies
Sanitation Learning Hub
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Case Studies

This Frontiers of Sanitation presents lessons learned to date to inform ongoing and future government campaigns intended to end open defecation and improve access to safely managed sanitation. Firstly, the authors discuss campaigns, targets, monitoring, reporting, and verification arrangements, showing how these processes can be used to increase the credibility of national declarations and strengthen campaigns to respond to challenges. Secondly, the authors present case studies from India and Nepal, providing campaign-specific details from two recently declared ODF countries.