What does it really cost to extend and sustain safe water and hygienic sanitation to poor communities in developing countries? The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is supporting the IRC’s project, WASHCost: Quantifying the cost of delivering safe water, sanitation and hygiene services, with a US$14.48 million (Euro 9.86 million) grant over five years to answer this question and to transform information, learning and performance in the sector.
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- Research project about faecal sludge drying, at the Pollution Research Group (South Africa) - by: muench August 22, 2017Dear Santiago, Thanks for providing this information on a very interesting and useful research project on faecal sludge drying! You said that:The diffusion of the information will be done by classical means (publication of papers in peer-review journals, presentation in conferences, infographics) and by interactive platforms (organization of web seminars and […]
- Join us at the Small Towns Sanitation sessions, at World Water Week - by: CGenevaux August 22, 2017Dear all, pS-eau, The World Bank, Eawag-Sandec, WaterAid, GIZ, SuSanA and the GRET will held two tandem sessions on sanitation in small towns on the Sunday 27th (afternoon). All information below. We hope that you'll be able to join us to share your experience and debate on this topic! Download the invitation: English version: This attachment is hidden […]
- Subsidies revisited: Supporting the poorest and most vulnerable in CLTS - by: Petra August 22, 2017Event at World Water Week, Stockholm Wednesday 30 August, 14.00-15.30, Room: FH Little Theatre Prior to the introduction of Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS), sanitation interventions were supply-driven with households often given upfront hardware subsides usually leading to a lack of ownership, uneven adoption and problems with long-term sustainability. […]
- 8th World Water Forum in Brasilia, Brazil - by: rsilveti August 21, 2017Estaremos presentes en el 8vo WWForum en Brazil el proximoaño Raul Silveti Fundacion Sumaj Huasi de Bolivia
- Faecal Sludge Treatment by means of bio-predating using house fly larvae (Musca Domestica) - by: VogelAfrica August 21, 2017Dear Mr. Makgatha, I have a small farm in the Eastern region of Ghana. We want to build a business in the breeding of fly larvae as alternative chicken feed, employing the waste stream of the local agricultural community. Our first working point will be a simple facility to breed house fly larvae on animal manure. The idea is to sensitize the farmer communit […]
- Research project about faecal sludge drying, at the Pollution Research Group (South Africa) - by: muench August 22, 2017