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.
- Professional in Sanitary Engineering, Water Provision and Wastewater Treatment (La Paz, Bolivia) - by: pascalgarde August 20, 2014The Centre of International Migration and Development is seeking a Professional in Sanitary Engineering, Water Provision and Wastewater Treatment to work in a project in La Paz, Bolivia. The purpose of the position is to improve the regulation of water provision, wastewater treatment and disposal and the respective supervision of water utilities and supplier […]
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- Is there an easy way for new users to browse the most popular messages? - by: muench August 20, 2014This question came in from Chris Canaday recently: When people visit the website for the first time, is there an easy way for them to browse the most popular messages? This should be feasible combining the number of likes and the number of views. This is only partially possible at the present time by going to the statistics page here: forum.susana.org/forum/ […]
- Professional in Sanitary Engineering, Water Provision and Wastewater Treatment (La Paz, Bolivia) - by: pascalgarde August 20, 2014
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