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.
- Introduction: Franziska Volk (GIZ, Germany) - by: Cbures March 22, 2018welcome to the forum. I encourage you to know the constructed wetlands as a sustainable solution to water treatment and follow the publications of the group. Greetings.
- Call for Water Professionals to Fill Out Survey on Constructed Wetlands (UNU-FLORES) - by: Cbures March 22, 2018Dear Dr. Elisabeth von Münch: Based on a recently concluded survey by UNU-FLORES among water professionals, there is a clear demand for a global platform on constructed wetlands. A majority of the 173 respondents was convinced about the usefulness of such an initiative for scientists, practitioners, and other stakeholders. The survey is an initial step towar […]
- Ecological Public Toilets for India? Is it possible? - by: ecoloo March 22, 2018Hi Kevin, Thank you for your valuable questions. Please follow the following link to better understand our system: www.ecoloogroup.com/impact.html Should you have any questions or require further clarifications, kindly revert to us. Thank you again and all the best!
- SACOSAN Pakistan Side Event - Half-Day CLTS Sharing and Learning Workshop - by: STownsend March 22, 2018Half-Day CLTS Sharing and Learning Workshop Date: 10th April 2018 Time: 09:00 - 14:00 Venue: Serena Hotel The CLTS Knowledge Hub, Institute of Development Studies, UNICEF and WSSCC are co-convening a CLTS Sharing and Learning Workshop as part of the SACOSAN VII ConferenceSACOSAN VII Conference in Islamabad, Pakistan. The free event will be an opportunity to […]
- Introducing Tippytap-Kenya - by: tippytap March 22, 2018Greetings i concur that indeed compared to traditional tippy taps the spataps have merits and its the reason we came up with the wash house hand wash facility to be adopted as a standardised facility in schools . . kindly help me understand how in a school setting the spatap stackles the issues of;- - Drainage - overcrowding - soap disapearance and wastage - […]
- Introduction: Franziska Volk (GIZ, Germany) - by: Cbures March 22, 2018