Enterprise in WASH
Client: Australian Development Research Scheme Award (ADRAS) Grant
This research investigated the role of small-scale enterprises in sustainable WASH service delivery, with a focus on equitable outcomes for the poor. Conducted in partnership with civil society organisations and local research institutions in Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Vanuatu, Cambodia and Vietnam.
Studies included: systematic literature review; political economy analyses on private sector roles; sanitation value chain analyses; motivators and barriers for enterprises; water service outcomes for the poor; associations and business support mechanisms; women’s enterprise participation; and life cycle costs for rural water service delivery.