Financing the sanitation programme of the Orangi Pilot Project—Research and Training Institute in Pakistan

@article{Hasan2008FinancingTS,
  title={Financing the sanitation programme of the Orangi Pilot Project—Research and Training Institute in Pakistan},
  author={Arif Hasan},
  journal={Environment \& Urbanization},
  year={2008},
  volume={20},
  pages={109 - 119}
}
  • A. Hasan
  • Published 1 April 2008
  • Political Science
  • Environment & Urbanization
This paper describes the financing mechanisms for the sanitation programme supported by the Orangi Pilot Project's Research and Training Institute (OPP—RTI) in informal settlements in Karachi and other urban centres in Pakistan. These centre on OPP—RTI support for the inhabitants of a lane to plan, implement and finance the “internal components” — sanitary latrines in the houses, underground sewers in the lanes and neighbourhood collector sewers — and support for local governments to finance… 

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