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Research Publications

Lina Taing, C. C. Chang, S. Pan & N. P. Armitage (2019) Towards a water secure future: reflections on Cape Town’s Day Zero crisis, Urban Water Journal, DOI: 10.1080/1573062X.2019.1669190

Pan, S.M., Armitage, N.P. & van Ryneveld, M.B., 2018. Assessing equity: a way to improve sanitation service delivery in South African informal settlements. Journal of Water Sanitation & Hygiene for Development, April 2018.

Pan, S.M., Armitage, N.P. & van Ryneveld, M.B., 2015. Sustainable and equitable sanitation in informal settlements of Cape Town: a common vision? Water SA, 41(2), pp.222-231.

Pan, S.M., Armitage, N. & van Ryneveld, M.B., 2013. Why getting a toilet does not solve the sanitation crisis: Experience from Cape Town. In 34th IWA Development Congress & Exhibition.

Pan, S.M. & Armitage, N.P., 2011. An application of soft systems methodology to water and sanitation projects in Barcelona informal settlement. In Water Institute of South Africa 2011 Conference.

Projects and Consulting

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Lien Aid - Planning and Strategy (2017)

Worked on a three person consulting team for Lien Aid (Singapore-based WASH NGO) to assist with five year strategy planning. Including an analysis of potential countries for program expansion, a market mapping and landscape review of key players in the sector providing water kiosks to underserved communities and generated ideas for a potential shift in program focus.

Palmer Development Group (2015)

Conducted interviews with subject matter experts and a desktop review on social and institutional barriers to sanitation service provision to backyard and informal settlement dwellers in the Western Cape, South Africa. Produced a summary of findings as part of a preliminary proposal for the Western Cape Sanitation Game Changer initiative.

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