Urban Sanitation Strategy Development Forum

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Quicksand's Kevin Shane was invited to participate in a state-level ideation session to help Housing & Urban Development Department in India's Odisha develop a septage strategy for small and medium size cities and towns. The session was chaired by the H&UD Commissioner and featured sanitation practitioners from organizations such as the World Bank's Water and Sanitation Programme, Sulabh International, Japan International Cooperation Agency, Practical Action, as well as senior-level government officials from the state's Water Supply & Sewerage Board and Public Health Department. The group developed a list of practical, yet innovative approaches that will be piloted in several cities across Odisha.