ISF conducts research to support better water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) policy and practice in Asia and the Pacific. Committed to ethical principles of participation and equality, we work in partnership with government, civil society and the private sector to provide an evidence base for more sustainable outcomes.
Our research covers:
|Rural water supply|
|Gender and inclusion|
|Private sector engagement|
|Human right to water and sanitation|
|Climate change and WASH|
|WASH evaluations and other resources|
ISF is a founding member of the Australian WASH Reference Group, a policy reference group and community of practice. Together with Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Australian WASH Reference Group organised the WASH Futures 2014, WASH Futures 2016 and WASH Futures 2018 conferences.
ISF is also a leader in integrated urban water management in Australia and internationally. Read more about our water futures research.