Social, Cultural, and Political

Proposals noting social, cultural, and political challenges associated with water and sanitation cite several factors, including economic (job insecurity and/or lack of sufficient job creation), access and understanding of technologies and/or underutilization of current solutions, understanding of key issues (e.g. sanitation and hygiene), existence of political barriers and/or lack of stakeholder buy-in, monopoly of the water market, the general education and understanding of a solution’s end users, resistance to change, presence of water mafia and/or a black market, and general lack of community involvement, empowerment, and/or buy-in as specific concerns.

Proposals - (57)