2. Drivers and Barriers towards a Sustainability Transition in the Wastewater Sector — A NEXUS Perspective with Nature-based Solutions

By Tatjana Schellenberg, Bremen Overseas Research and Development Association, BORDA e.V., Germany

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Published: 27 Sep 2021

© 2021 Tatjana Schellenberg

Abstract

Clean water and sanitation are key elements of society and represent fundamental pillars to poverty alleviation. Despite their significance, service delivery challenges remain after many decades. With the absence of progress predominantly rooted in lack of funding, debates and discussions continue and usually concentrate around the question of finding the right business case for a sector, which is understood as an essential inclusive public necessity and often evolves as a non-profit space with limited revenue streams.