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: World Toilet Day: cities can't wait - by: Amos November 23, 2014Please see the below poster, regarding one solution to raw sewer being dumped into the environment. I believe developed countries, having plenty of water and also a good means to get rid of the waste water, with their flush toilets have given the rest of the world, without those means and resources, a system that does not fit their society but rather is grea […]
- Re: World Toilet Day: cities can't wait - by: F H Mughal November 23, 2014Dear Cor, Just a quick response to your Dhaka figures, if I take secondary treatment of wastewater as a yardstick (effluent BOD and SS, say, 40 mg/l), then the percentage of wastewater treated in megacity of Karachi is zero!! Regards, F H Mughal
- Re: Sanitation Sustainability Indicators - by: F H Mughal November 23, 2014Dear Tanti, With reference to the JMP’s sanitation ladder (Progress on Drinking Water and Sanitation – Special Focus on Sanitation, UNICEF/WHO, 2008, pp 6), I believe, the Sustainability-based Sanitation Planning Tool (SusTA), that you have developed, would apply to the “improved sanitation facilities.” My question is: Does the tool also apply to the “shared […]
- Re: Reply: New video on Managing Feces in Sacks, plus online interview on UDDTs - by: denniskl November 23, 2014Ethnic group is temuan, proto Malay And yes, planning a strategy that addresses cultural empathy plus meets self-interest:) People are people after all no matter who or where they are! And of course self-interest ranges from money to recognition to pride so have to work out hot buttons Then move into issues like sanitation and health Will advise as we procee […]
- Re: History of ecosan - Causes for abandoning recovery of nutrients from human excreta - by: dietvorst November 23, 2014Dear Elisabeth, There is an IWA Specialist Group on Water and Wastewater in Ancient Civilizations. They have just published a book (have't seen it myself), which may include historical info on reuse of excreta & urine: Evolution of Sanitation and Wastewater Technologies through the Centuries Editor(s): Andreas N. Angelakis and Joan B. Rose Publicati […]
- Re: World Toilet Day: cities can't wait - by: Amos November 23, 2014
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