The road to 2015: experiences and challenges from Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS)

by Kamal Kar, Founder of the Community-Led Total Sanitation Foundation I was recently invited to IDS as part of an EPSRC-funded solid waste management project, ‘A Global Solution to Protect Water by Transforming Waste’, a unique initiative that focuses on addressing the problems of safe disposal of human excreta, by using anaerobic digestion technology to…

IDS Bulletin: China and Brazil in African Agriculture

New research published by the Institute of Development Studies, and jointly edited by STEPS co-director Ian Scoones, reveals the realities of how the BRICS and Africa are engaging in agricultural development cooperation. The questions of how Africa can feed itself, and how the agricultural sector can be a more effective engine for growth and development,…

Consortium

The Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa Consortium was funded by the Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) programme. The ESPA programme is funded by the Department for International Development (DFID), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Natural Environment Research Council. The Consortium comprised more than 30 researchers working in government-university/research institute country teams:…

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WELCOME

The STEPS Centre is delighted to have been granted new ESRC funding, running until 2016, following our first five years of research. In this new phase we are launching eight exciting new research projects, a new domain – energy and climate change – and a new area of cross-cutting STEPS work, called methods and methodologies….