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Community Water and Sanitation in the Pacific: Fostering Sustainable WASH Marketplaces

Community Water and Sanitation in the Pacific: Fostering Sustainable WASH Marketplaces

Increasingly, market approaches are employed to generate demand for water and sanitation (WASH) services among impoverished communities. These market approaches have been met with variable success; with no systematic learning yet on what drives successful WASH marketing, there is no reliable guidance for policy and social organisations.

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Research and Development of Hygiene Behaviour Change of Elementary Schoolchildren in the Philippines

Research and Development of Hygiene Behaviour Change of Elementary Schoolchildren in the Philippines

This one-year project, led by IWC in partnership with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and in collaboration with UNICEF Philippines and the WinS Technical Working Group, was created to address gaps in understanding barriers to hygiene and sanitation practices in schools.

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WASH and climate change adaptation in the Pacific

This project integrated climate change impacts and current practices to develop a framework to enable communities and water managers to navigate from understanding impacts to evaluating adaptation options for water supply and sanitation.

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WASHCost Associate Research Programme: Cost-effectiveness of hygiene promotion interventions in Andhra Pradesh, India

WASHCost was run by the IRC International Water and Sanitation Resource Centre, emphasising full life-cycle costing for water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions, including an understanding of the recurrent costs needed to maintain a level of service delivery.

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Hygiene behaviour scoping study in East Sepik province, PNG

Hygiene behaviour scoping study in East Sepik province, PNG

IWC carried out a scoping study to determine whether formative hygiene research could lead to more effective hygiene promotion strategies and behaviour change outcomes.

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Integrated River Basin Management - Australian Leadership Award Fellowship 2011

Integrated River Basin Management - Australian Leadership Award Fellowship 2011

In 2011 IWC delivered a custom-designed course in integrated river basin management to 15 professionals from the Yellow River Conservancy Commission.

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Promoting good hygiene practices: Key elements and practical lessons

Promoting good hygiene practices: Key elements and practical lessons

The objective of this compilation is to strengthen the capacity of organisations to design and deliver effective hygiene promotion programs leading to the improved health of communities.

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Mind the Gap: Assessments of human resources in WASH in four countries

This project reviewed the current and future human resource needs of the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Papua New Guinea and PDR Laos as they strive to meet goals for water and sanitation.

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Western Pacific Sanitation Marketing and Innovation Program

Western Pacific Sanitation Marketing and Innovation Program

The Western Pacific Sanitation Marketing and Innovation Program (WPSMIP) improved gender-appropriate access to water and sanitation facilities in The Solomon Islands, PNG, Fiji and Vanuatu.

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CRC for Water Sensitive Cities

CRC for Water Sensitive Cities

The CRC for Water Sensitive Cities brings together the inter-disciplinary research expertise and thought-leadership to undertake research to revolutionise water management in Australia and overseas.

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Pacific Development Group WASH Cluster Evaluation

Pacific Development Group WASH Cluster Evaluation

World Vision Australia contracted IWC to carry-out a regional evaluation of their five Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) projects in the Pacific Development Group countries of Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea.

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River Health and Environmental Flow in China Project

River Health and Environmental Flow in China Project

The AUD $3.9 million River Health and Environmental Flow in China Project was managed by the IWC from August 2009 to March 2012 under the Australia-China Environment Development Partnership (ACEDP). The project aimed to improve China’s national approaches to water resource management in the areas of river health and environmental flow assessment and implementation.

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WASH Conference 2011

WASH Conference 2011

In 2011 practitioners and professionals from governments, donors and NGOs, students and academics, came together to discuss one of the greatest challenges to the water, sanitation and hygiene sector; sustainability.

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Hydro-ecological relationships and thresholds

Hydro-ecological relationships and thresholds

This project was funded under the Raising National Water Standards Program administered by the National Water Commission and contributed to improved environmental water management and planning through a set of tangible, science-based outcomes.

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Knowledge Hub for Healthy Rivers and Aquatic Ecosystems

Knowledge Hub for Healthy Rivers and Aquatic Ecosystems

KnowledgeHubs is the Asia-Pacific Water Forum’s network of regional water centres of excellence. The centres share information and champion solutions to improve water security in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Synthesis Report: 2008 Sanitation and Water Conference

Synthesis Report: 2008 Sanitation and Water Conference

This report provides supplementary material to the Meeting the Sanitation and Water Challenge in South-East Asia and the Pacific: Synthesis of the 2008 Sanitation and Water Conference.

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Meeting the Sanitation and Water Challenge in South-East Asia and the Pacific

Meeting the Sanitation and Water Challenge in South-East Asia and the Pacific

The IWC published "Meeting the Sanitation and Water Challenge in South-East Asia and the Pacific" - a report of the actions discussed by the participants who gathered at the 2008 Sanitation and Water Conference in Melbourne.

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Review of Environmental Monitoring Program

Review of Environmental Monitoring Program

The review of environmental monitoring program for Porgera Joint Venture served to ensure that the Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea did not adversely affect the downstream river system (Lagiap, Strickland and Fly Rivers).

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Tweed Shire Council Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program, Phase 2

Tweed Shire Council Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program, Phase 2

IWC worked with Tweed Shire Council to develop and implement an Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program in three phases.

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Tweed Shire Council Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program, Phase 1

Tweed Shire Council Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program, Phase 1

IWC is working with Tweed Shire Council to develop and implement an Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program in three phases.

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Global indicators: Linking water to human health and poverty - AWRF

Global indicators: Linking water to human health and poverty - AWRF

Water is a fundamental environmental, economic and social need. The water wealth index provides a scientifically-based, defendable process of aid prioritisation as decision support for allocation of water-related aid.

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Raising National Water Standards

Raising National Water Standards

The research will identify thresholds of habitat and ecological response to flow regime alteration that will inform environmental flow management in rivers with contrasting flow regime characteristics and particular human ‘footprints’.

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Impacts of Phosphorous loads on Moreton Bay and its estuaries

Impacts of Phosphorous loads on Moreton Bay and its estuaries

A review for the Moreton Bay Healthy Waterways Partnership which assessed the impacts of phosphorous loads on Moreton Bay and its estuaries.

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Sharing Experiences: Sustainable Sanitation in South-East Asia and the Pacific

Sharing Experiences: Sustainable Sanitation in South-East Asia and the Pacific

A set of case studies for a publication entitled Sharing Experiences: Sustainable Sanitation in South-East Asia and the Pacific.

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NGO partnerships and capacity building  in the water, sanitation and hygiene sector

NGO partnerships and capacity building in the water, sanitation and hygiene sector

The primary objective of the work was to develop a strategic approach for AusAID to engage with NGOs in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector.

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Australian Water Research Facility (AWRF)

Australian Water Research Facility (AWRF)

The Australian Water Research Facility (AWRF) was a research partnership between AusAID and IWC for water and development issues in the Asia Pacific region.

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Ecology of Campylobacteriosis and Waterborne Diarrhoeal Disease

Ecology of Campylobacteriosis and Waterborne Diarrhoeal Disease

This project was designed to establish the environmental determinants of waterborne Campylobacter infection, and the spatial and temporal distribution of associated gastrointestinal disease.

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Catchment Risk Assessment in Solomon Islands and Vanuatu - AWARF

Catchment Risk Assessment in Solomon Islands and Vanuatu - AWARF

IWC researchers have discovered that we can sucessfully transfer approaches developed in Australia to enhance sustainable water management in developing countries.

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Sharing experiences: Effective hygiene promotion in South-East Asia and the Pacific

Sharing experiences: Effective hygiene promotion in South-East Asia and the Pacific

Sharing experiences: Effective hygiene promotion in South-East Asia and the Pacific was launched on Global Handwashing Day, Friday 15 October 2010.

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