The overlooked population dynamics of rural Africa

by Matthias Saladin, Skat Rural population in Sub-Saharan Africa is projected to continue growing for decades to come. In spite of urbanization, rural populations are not going to disappear. Both as individuals and as organizations, we need to spend more efforts in reaching out to the people in rural areas, and we need to come … Continue reading The overlooked population dynamics of rural Africa

From Small to All: Designing Scalable Pilots

Re-posted from CAWST (original blog post: http://www.cawst.org/blog/bydate/2016/06/from-small-to-all-designing-scalable-pilots/) Ampthill, UK and Calgary, Canada – Although many pilots and trials seem to succeed at first, they often fail to go to scale, remaining as islands of success in a sea of mediocrity. Dissecting our WASH sector’s track record of delivering solutions at scale is a valuable opportunity to … Continue reading From Small to All: Designing Scalable Pilots

The Business Case for Capacity Building

By Millie Adam Posted March 21, 2016 on CAWST's blog A growing list of reports argue for increased emphasis and investment in capacity building for international development. That’s a good thing. Why then has that increased attention largely failed to catalyze funders and implementers to make greater investments in capacity building? Capacity building is too … Continue reading The Business Case for Capacity Building