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Sustainable WASH Systems

Sustainable service delivery remains a huge challenge in the Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Sector. Achieving sustainable WASH, as defined by USAID, is when country partners and communities take ownership of the service, and there are local systems to deliver inputs to maintain results and deliver impacts beyond the life of...

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System Dynamics Applications

Project Lead: Bernard Amadei According to the Systems Dynamics Society*, system dynamics is a computer-aided approach to policy analysis and design. It applies to dynamic problems arising in complex social, managerial, economic, or ecological systems — literally any dynamic systems characterized by interdependence, mutual interaction, information feedback, and circular causality...

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Tubeho Neza Rwanda

Health, livelihood, and environmental impacts of the distribution of a carbon-credit-financed, large-scale water filter and improved cookstove program in Rwanda Background In Rwanda, where two of the largest contributors to mortality among children younger than 5 years are pneumonia (11%) and diarrhoea (7%), 1 interventions that can improve access to...