Founding a new state. How do you organise and plan for water and sanitation in a country which lacks most revenues, infrastructure or a private sector and is shattered by conflict? South Sudan: the youngest country in the world is balancing between a promising future and fiasco.
The Tanzanian Ministry of Water has adopted the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) to help make water and sanitation services sustainable. Tanzania is now the seventh country to use this innovative tool, which was developed by the IRC-led WASHTech project.
"What kind of sanitation facilities should be provided when treating Ebola? Can anyone suggest a low cost water filter for individual household that can remove iron as well as arsenic? I'm looking for studies evaluating the benefits (health, social, environmental) of running water at home vs. water...
New briefing note summarises discussions and lessons from some key events in 2013 on the potential of ICT to improve WASH monitoring and ultimately service delivery. Contributions by IRC, TetraTech, Akvo, and SeeSaw.
A presentation by Paul Kimera (ATC Uganda) on the development of the Uganda Technology Introduction Process (TIP) during the webinar on December 11th, 2013 "Introducing and scaling up sustainable water and sanitation technologies".
A presentation by André Olschewski (Skat Foundation) introducing the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) and Technology Introduction Process (TIP) during the webinar on December 11th, 2013 "Introducing and scaling up sustainable water and sanitation technologies".
This video from the WASHTech project illustrates the challenges relating to sustainable services in WASH and how the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) provides a systematic and participatory way of assessing and adopting technology innovation at scale, for services that last.
This short video, produced by the WASHTech project, illustrates the challenge of technology in WASH and how the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) provides a systematic and participatory way of assessing and adopting technology innovation at scale, for services that last.
The Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) provides a comprehensive assessment of sustainability indicators and considers the perspectives of technology users, producers and those introducing a technology.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have set up a joint trust fund to expand non-sewered sanitation and septage management solutions across Asia. The Gates Foundation will invest US$ 15 million into the new Sanitation Financing Partnership Trust Fund, which...
The BRAC WASH II research call for low-cost water technologies was won by PRACTICA Foundation, based in The Netherlands. Their project title is ASTRA, Aiding Sustainable Water Technology Realization in Arsenic and Salinity contaminated Areas of Bangladesh.
SWIBANGLA is the name of the winning project tendered by the IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre for the BRAC WASH II programme. SWIBANGLA stands for managing saltwater intrusion impacts in Bangladesh and was kicked-off formally at the BRAC head office in Dhaka on Sunday 7 July, 2013.
“Why bother about WASH technologies? Current discourse is on sustainable service delivery monitoring and governance. Many WASH technologies, such as the India Mark II handpump and the VIP latrine, were successfully adopted and have improved the lives of millions. However, not all promising WASH...