NETSSAF Participatory Planning-Approach: A guideline for sustainable sanitation planning

Organization NETSSAF, ttz Bremerhaven & Hamburg University of Technology
Author NETSSAF, Network for the development of Sustainable Approaches for large scale implementation of Sanitation in Africa
Year 2008
Topics Urban Water Management, Water & Health, Water Governance, Regulation and Utility Management
Level of action Water & Sanitation services/ Utility level


The general purpose of this venture is to lay out the framework conditions for future large- scale implementation of cost-effective sustainable sanitation systems in sub-Saharan Africa. As part of this overarching objective, the aim of this manual is to provide a step-wise guidance on how to plan and implement such systems in cities (peri-urban settlements) and rural areas of West Africa, based on a framework composed of 7 steps.

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