Urban sanitation has a fundamental role to play in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Many cities struggle to deal with the most basic municipal task of managing human excreta. Some are effectively “drowning” in human waste. Urban population growth continuously outpaces gains in improved sanitation access and, globally, nearly one billion people live in urban slums with poor or no sanitation.

This blog, by some of the world’s leading practitioners, is calling for a radical shift in mindsets and practices towards meeting the sanitation challenges in towns and cities.

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