New Delhi promised to build hundreds of public toilets for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Only 9 were built, and none of them are functioning. This short report from Al Jazeera’s Sohail Rahman highlights the fact that over 50 per cent of Indians have no access to clean toilets. It focuses on the lack of facilities in India’s growing cities and in schools. The report features rural development minister Jairam Ramesh, the inevitable Bindeshwar Pathak of Sulabh International and UNICEF India’s Suzanne Coates.
- Re: Catalyzing Sanitation Businesses (Water for People, USA, Malawi, Uganda, India) - by: smunyana August 30, 2014Report from Unclogging the Blockages in Sanitation Conference held in Kampala in February 2014
- Re: Stirling engines running on biogas - by: GrahamK August 30, 2014You can follow the UK discussion at: www.linkedin.com/groupItem?view=&ite...mp;ut=3QFOmpL2PYr6o1 You will see that I am urging them to consider getting funding so a small unit can be developed for use in rural Africa. There are a number of schemes (both EU & USA) where funding will be available for electricity projects. So far as I know there is no w […]
- Re: Stirling engines running on biogas - by: AquaVerde August 30, 2014Hallo Graham, I am and others interested too. www.modernpowersystems.com/features/feat...crogen-failed-1.html Wall-hung cogen plants: can Ecogen succeed where Microgen failed? Regards, Detlef
- Re: Stirling engines running on biogas - by: GrahamK August 30, 2014Hi Thomas, I have just come across this discussion having been in contact with a biogas-stirling project in London. There they are trying to develop a small digester to use food waste and supply a Stirling engine - Ecogen CHP with microgen Stirling engine. I am trying to persuade them to develop this via funding now available for Africa projects. More if you […]
- Re: Is there a difference between faecal sludge and septage? - The issue of confusing terminology - by: pkjha August 30, 2014The Glossary of the book A Rapid Assessment of Septage Management in Asia , by EAWAG, USAID, and WATERLINKS, 2010, mentions: "Faecal Sludge Management – also known as septage management, FSM concerns the various technologies and mechanisms that can be used to treat and dispose of sludge – the general term for solid matter with highly variable water cont […]
- Re: Catalyzing Sanitation Businesses (Water for People, USA, Malawi, Uganda, India) - by: smunyana August 30, 2014
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