r.i.c.e. in the news
In this news piece, Gardiner Harris of the New York Times uses SQUAT data, as well as other r.i.c.e. research to describe the sanitation crisis in India, its links with malnutrition and child health, and the importance of focusing on
Bloomberg’s Karthikay Mehrortra reports from Rural Uttar Pradesh on open defecation. He finds that villages do not like toilets, and prefer to go defecate in the open. The article builds on the SQUAT Survey, comments from researchers from the Accountability
r.i.c.e.’s Diane Coffey discusses recent qualitative and quantitative research on culture and open defecation in India, using switching and SQUAT survey data. A shorter version was published by LiveMint here.