Use community-led approached to construct 25,000 latrines in urban and peri-urban areas within five years.

FROM Commitment: Increase WASH Awareness & Implementation

Government / Namibia

Government of the Republic of Namibia

Partner organisations:
Civil society organisation (CSO) or non-governmental organisation (NGO): Development Workshop Namibia (DWN), member of NAFSAN (Namibia's CSA)
Date made: 15 Mar 2022
Related event: 2021 Tokyo N4G Summit
Verification status Verified Find out more
NAF SMARTness index High Find out more
Targeted location National -
Targeted population Overall population (all ages, both sexes)
Primary indicator Number of Latrines build
Primary indicator baseline 0
Primary indicator target 25,000
Duration January, 2021 - December, 2025

Goal action plan

The Namibia Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform, together with the Ministry of Urban and Rural Development and the Development Workshop Namibia, commits to launch Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) awareness to increase levels of hygiene through community-based construction of 5,000 latrines at household level in urban and peri-urban areas annually, i.e. 25,000 latrines over a period of 5 years (2021 to 2025).

Nutrition Action Classification


  • Financial
  • Operational
  • Leadership and governance
  • Research monitoring and data


  • Food environment
  • Food supply chain
  • Consumer knowledge
  • Nutrition care services


  • Undernutrition
  • Diet
  • Obesity and diet-related NCDs
  • Food and nutrition security

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