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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction and how our ‘ancient instincts’ affect water policy intervention

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 67 min), 1 reading
6 videos
Video 1-0 Introducing the role of ancient instincts6m
Video 1-1 Ancient instincts 1: State and public rejection of water policy proposals12m
Video 1-2 Ancient instincts 2: Examples11m
Video 1-3 Ancient instincts 3: Water-related18m
Video 1-4 Ancient instincts 4: Water policy-related12m
1 reading
Introduction and how our ‘ancient instincts’ affect water policy interventions10m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Planning better policy interventions: Roles, features and examples of planning protocols

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 141 min), 1 reading
6 videos
Video 2-1 Four types of planning protocols commonly used around the world16m
Video 2-2 Demand-driven planning: Designing for community preferences and affordability8m
Video 2-3 Do demand-driven planning protocols work? Evidence from Bolivia, Ghana and Peru16m
Video 2-4 When do participatory, demand-driven approaches work best? Evidence from a World Bank study8m
Video 2-5 Conversation between Arif Hasan and Diana Mitlin on participation1h 21m
1 reading
Planning better policy interventions: Roles, features and examples of planning protocols10m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Roles, features and problems of water pricing, tariff design and subsidies

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 103 min), 1 reading
9 videos
Video 3-1 What are the objectives of tariff design?17m
Video 3-2 Possible types of tariff structures18m
Video 3-3 Current tariff structures in low and middle-income countries7m
Video 3-4 Problems with increasing block tariffs (IBTs)14m
Video 3-5 Designing and targeting subsidies in the water and sanitation sector in LDCs11m
Video 3-6 Distribution of subsidies in Chile and Colombia6m
Video 3-7 Evidence on subsidy schemes in Chile and Colombia8m
Video 3-8 Designing improved water subsidy schemes10m
1 reading
Roles, features and problems of water pricing, tariff design and subsidies10m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Providing information to households and communities to improve water and sanitation conditions

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 193 min), 1 reading
9 videos
Video 4-1 Information treatment Case 1: In-house water quality testing18m
Video 4-2 Information treatment Case 2: Information provision via water bills and evidence from OWASA, Chapel Hill, USA11m
Video 4-3 Information treatment Case 3: Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS)17m
Video 4-4 Information treatment Case 3: Evidence from CLTS in Mali, West Africa7m
Video 4-5 Information treatment Case 4: Information provision via water bills in Jerico, Colombia13m
Video 4-6 Information treatment Case 4: UN Declaration on the Human Right to Water8m
Video 4-7 Conversation with Barbara Evans on CLTS41m
Video 4-8 Conservation with Kamal Kar on CLTS (in 7 parts)1h 4m
1 reading
Providing information to households and communities to improve water and sanitation conditions10m

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