This issue contains some of the latest news and announcements about the role of entrepreneurs in providing water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and household energy products and services. This includes several winners of the Social Entrepreneurs 2012 award by the Schwab Foundation and USAID support for commercializing hand washing and establishing markets for cookstoves in Haiti. Also included is a link to cookstove market assessments by the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, which provide suggestions for removing barriers that prevent the creation of a cookstove market for more than 20 countries.
- Re: WaSH case study Yaoundé / Cameroon (fr) - Pilot Study on Groundwater Quality and Health in Yaoundé - by: epesshydro1 September 18, 2014A reduced size version of the report is now available to ease download (8 + 9 Mb) with low debit. www.bgr.bund.de/cameroon-epess Best regards,
- Re: Research of the effects of menstrual hygiene interventions on school attendance - by: Steff September 18, 2014Dear Krischan, thank you very much for your support and sharing the documents! It’s great to see how much is actually happening on MHM! Still it seems challenging to generate but also find quantitative data about the effects of improved MHM on school attendance & performance of girls. (tried GoogleScholar, JSTOR, ResearchGate, SuSana library etc.) So onc […]
- Re: Safer siting of sanitation systems : An introduction to criteria for risk reduction to groundwater quality - by: christoph September 18, 2014Hi Kris, I thought of something like the Table 8.2 in the document you posted. To explain with a bit more imagination possibility for distances the problem. Nothing sientific for all cases. Christoph
- Re: Debate about effectiveness of CLTS, prompted by UNICEF official after book launch about CLTS in Madagascar - by: DavidAlan September 18, 2014As an update to my question, I have been sent a copy of the email that prompted it. It has been sent to me in confidence, but the issue surrounds the numbers quoted as 'triggered' in the book are far higher than those believed to be the case on the ground. For me this is interesting because in Sierra Leone we have visited villages that have been de […]
- Re: Ecosan - what is it really? And what is the problem with ecosan? Is there a problem? - by: JKMakowka September 18, 2014muench wrote: Kris: I didn't fully understand your statement: Thus at least as far as my line of work is concerned, only a as convenient to use design stands a chance in the longer run. Would you say a UDDT is convenient enough to use or would you say that only flush toilets are convenient enough to use to "stand a chance in the longer run"? I […]
- Re: WaSH case study Yaoundé / Cameroon (fr) - Pilot Study on Groundwater Quality and Health in Yaoundé - by: epesshydro1 September 18, 2014
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