- Building capacity Poor people lack access to essential services such as water, sanitation, and energy.
- Participatory planning Urban areas usually lack clean water, basic sanitation and waste collection and are a low priorit...
- Urban infrastructure The world is becoming increasingly urban, and the numbers living in urban slums are growing.
Poor people are often excluded from essential services such as water, sanitation, energy, education and health – as well as lacking adequate shelter.
Locally-managed, sustainable and decentralised services offer low-income communities the best hope of satisfying their need for affordable water, sanitation, housing and energy.