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Research highlights

RISE is collecting evidence of the impacts of a localised, water-sensitive approach to upgrading informal
settlements. The research spans a range of interrelated disciplines, from health and medicine, to ecology, environment, and more. Explore the latest summaries
of our findings.


A planetary health model for reducing faecal exposure in informal settlements
Our baseline findings from Indonesia have generated a new model of the connections
between human health and the environment.
December 2021

Monitoring diverse pathogens in informal settlements
RISE reveals a scientific method that will allow us to see whether the program's intervention
is reducing faecal contamination in the environment.
December 2021

Gender-responsive design of water and sanitation services
A toolkit helping practitioners implement gender- and socially-inclusive participatory design
of WASH infrastructure in informal settlements.
December 2021