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.
- Re: Why FSM gets prioritised - by: JKMakowka October 26, 2016Who told you it is? If you look actual investments and construction projects I would wager that FSM is less prioritized at least by a factor of 10:1 (and probably even much more). If your actual question is why it *should* be prioritized (but isn't), than that is easy: any sanitation coverage figure will tell you that globally much more people have on-s […]
- Re: A new article on the effects of lacto-fermented mix of faeces and bio-waste supplemented by biochar on growth and yield of corn (Zea mays L.) - by: CWendland October 26, 2016Dear Elisabeth, to answer to your second question: Moldova as the poorest country in Europe is really a model country where UDDT are successful, especially for school sanitation. Now around 55 rural schools have been equipped with UDDT and meanwhile the municipalities contribute up to 50% while the Swiss programme Apasan finance the other 50% of the implemen […]
- Why FSM gets prioritised - by: paresh October 26, 2016Hi All. Need a little help. Doing literature review of FSM for as a part of coursework at IIT-Bombay, India. Need to understand why FSM is being prioritised over effluent and greywater treatment. Request to share relevant literature. Thanks Paresh
- New WASH jobs and consultancies (35) (25/10/16) - by: JoshuaNewton October 25, 2016Apologies for the absence everyone... Here are the WASH jobs/consultancies that are active from the last few weeks: Jobs: 1) Public-Private Sector Sanitation Programme Manager – GOAL (Sierra Leone): Until filled 2) Senior Technical Advisor for WASH and Nutrition – PCI (Zambia): Until filled 3) Civil Engineer (Recovery programme Water Schemes and Health Infra […]
- Re: On the way to a “clean India” – 2 years of Swacch Bharat Mission (Gramin) - by: muench October 25, 2016Dear Nitya, I might have missed it, but have you already posted a summary of this thematic discussion on the rural Clean India Mission somewhere? You had said: I am now consolidating the information you have provided to come out of with a document in September. I hope you enjoyed this first thematic discussion on the SuSanA forum that was organised specifica […]
- Re: Why FSM gets prioritised - by: JKMakowka October 26, 2016
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