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: Integrating Climate Resilience in (national) Sanitation and Hygiene Strategy and Plans - looking for resources and experience - by: denniskl October 25, 2014Hi Chris Love the simple UDDT design at the links (am going to build out a few for the experience:) but I think it will need the inclusion of the "frills" - seat, privacy structure, etc - to make it more acceptable to users Otherwise it looks like a temporary "thing" that I think permanent residents will balk at (even now, a lot of the tr […]
- Re: Integrating Climate Resilience in (national) Sanitation and Hygiene Strategy and Plans - looking for resources and experience - by: canaday October 25, 2014Hi Peter, Thanks for posting this very important topic that needs much more attention. It would be great for someone to do a thesis to bring together all the numbers on this, but it is clear the UDDTs have much to offer. In the following text from my blog, I mention some of the factors involved. ---- inodoroseco.blogspot.com/2014/02/the-dry...weapon-to-fight […]
- Re: Video about two dry sanitation service models by utilities in Peru - by: christoph October 25, 2014Dear Dennis I would like to come back to your question 7 7. There was limited mention of the challenges involved in deploying this seemingly widely suitable design approach (other than the normal cost factors) - as things are never as easy as they appear, perhaps you can explain where the significant challenges are in simply deploying this approach on large […]
- Re: Play with Faecal Sludge Trucks! - by: christoph October 25, 2014Hi Elisabeth, correct term is vacuum truck. And the point is, the pump creates a vacuum to be be able to suck the material. Fecal sludge truck is not a correct wording - but very adequate for the game. Christoph
- Re: Developing urine diversion systems in a developed world context - by: KaiMikkel October 24, 2014OK, while it at least in part meets the goals of ecosan, it bears pointing out that much of Ostara's technology is inherently unsustainable. For example: 1) Ostara has at least once availed itself of magnesium chloride sourced from a supplier in China (the procurement of which undoubtedly involved the use of fossil-fuel powered ships) [this could be mit […]
- Re: Integrating Climate Resilience in (national) Sanitation and Hygiene Strategy and Plans - looking for resources and experience - by: denniskl October 25, 2014
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