Online Course on Governance of Decentralized Sanitation

IHE Delft Governance of Decentralized Sanitation

Target Audience

Mid-career professionals involved in planning, management, decision-making, policy formulation, implementation, and operation and maintenance of sanitation services in slum areas.

Academics engaged in development studies and in the field of governance of WASH services.


Upon completion of this course, you will be able to analyse policy and management challenges of decentralized (peri-)urban sanitation services, and to select and apply instruments and management approaches to address these challenges.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion, the participant should be able to:

Understand/Recognize the links between water allocation and sanitation in urban areas, changes in policy, climate, variability and sanitation management; analyze institutional and technological changes; understand the role of public administration, donor