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: 2nd Edition of the Compendium of Sanitations Systems and Technologies is now available! - by: dorothee.spuhler July 25, 2014Dear Paul (? Your Profile is not very complete ) Thanks for the update: trust I have been waiting for this day… For all who do not know it yet: we are currently implementing an online version of this second editions of the Compendium integrating it with the content and features from the SSWM Toolbox. The main added value of an online version is the possibili […]
- 2nd Edition of the Compendium of Sanitations Systems and Technologies is now available! - by: donahupa July 25, 2014The second, revised edition of the Compendium of Sanitation Systems and Technologies is now available for download at the Sandec website! This popular, well-known reference manual for sanitation practitioners has been updated and includes new information. To download it, please go to: goo.gl/z8C2G8.
- Re: New article: Why clean the toilet if others don't? Using a social dilemma approach to understand users of shared toilets (in urban slums) - by: kamarain July 25, 2014Dear Christoph, Thanks for your appreciation. In response to your comment to Hansi, and regarding the publication on ' when is shared sanitation improved sanitation? It was evident that cleaning gets more complicated with the increase in the number of user families. However from our further theory and evidence-based intervention research - focused on in […]
- Request for literature on demand for investment in water services infrastructure - by: sachs77 July 25, 2014Dear Members, I am a faculty member at National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi, India. I am looking for literature (empirical) on 'demand for investment in water services infrastructure'. By water services, I mean access to safe drinking water and sanitation. I would appreciate if you could kindly share your thoughts and experien […]
- Re: Non-plastic removable container for UDDT (for project in Southern India) - by: StewMartin July 24, 2014Hi Chris, No, not involved in that India project. One Rotary WaSH project in India, more often in Indonesia and CenAm, one is percolating in Tanzania. I've followed some of your posts here, viewed website and video ... very informative! Idea of wax or sealant on bamboo is interesting; might extend life 6-12+ months. The villagers came up with the idea o […]
- Re: 2nd Edition of the Compendium of Sanitations Systems and Technologies is now available! - by: dorothee.spuhler July 25, 2014
- SuSanA news mail May 2014 June 2, 2014Dear SuSanA members and partners, The May news mail with the latest news from SuSanA and SuSanA partners was sent to 4939 subscribers and contained the following topics: 1. New Head of the SuSanA secretariat! (http://www.susana.org/lang-en/news/news-mail-archive/2014/256-2014-newsletter/937-susana-news-mail-may-2014#1._new_head_of_the_SuSanA_secretariat) As […]
- SuSanA news mail March 2014 March 4, 2014Dear SuSanA members and partners, This news mail informs you about the latest news from SuSanA and the SuSanA partners. The newsmail is sent to 4688 subscribers and contains the following topics: 1. SuSanA cities working group meeting in Delhi, India on 23 March 2014 2. SuSanA Breaking the taboo sanitation cartoon competition 3. Preparation underway to launc […]
- SuSanA news mail May 2014 June 2, 2014
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