"What about the role of finance? The idea of bringing more private finance to the table has been discussed for years but we're still not seeing it at scale. There are lots of bottlenecks in bringing private finance to water and sanitation…"
"Totally agree that the interconnections between WASH and water resources are plain to see, and are being reinforced by SDG 6 - which is really positive. Our team here at ODI tries wherever possible to work on the intersection of WASH and water…"
"The nutrition sector is doing interesting work here. The Scaling Up Nutrition Business Network is providing support to country governments to effectively engage their own private sector in developing national nutrition strategies. So sometimes…"
"I'd highlight transparency from that list. It can be in tension with building trust within the partnership, But for long term success it's key to address external concerns about capture of the resource or the policy influence that…"
"In research we're currently doing, funded by UNICEF and the UN Foundation, we've been looking at a lot of partnerships in the water supply and sanitation space (as opposed to water stewardship which focuses a bit more on water resources…"
"Great question. From the research we've done on business engagement on water stewardship, as well as water supply, sanitation and hygiene, facilitation is really key. Often it's one of those groups (government, companies, donors or…"
As a Research Fellow at ODI I work on applied and policy-relevant topics including the role of the private sector in managing water resources and and supporting water supply, sanitation and hygiene services. My interest is in achieving equitable and sustainable access to water resources and services in a fast changing world - and the contribution of public, private and civil society organisations towards that goal.
Topics on my radar:
Base of the Pyramid, Enterprise Development, Environment, Finance and Investment, Governance and Transparency, Health, Measuring Impact, Partnerships, Social Enterprise, Technology, Water
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