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.
- sanitation model in a refugee camp - by: wilfried August 30, 2016Dear all, I am a Cameroonian Junior WaSH Researcher (PhD candidate) at the Wastewater Research Unit, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon. I am involve with a Cameroonian NGO working in the WaSH topic. So we need to build ToR looking sustainable sanitation technologies in a refugee’s camp (Minawao) located in the North part of Cameroon (boundary area between Ca […]
- The August 2016 issue of USAID's Global Waters is now online - by: campbelldb August 30, 2016The August 2016 issue of USAID’s Global Waters is now online and includes the articles listed below. Pipeline to Progress - The recent opening of a major new USAID-funded water pipeline is pumping new life into area homes and businesses — carrying with it the promise of a more dependable water supply for 260,000 residents of the southern West Bank West Afric […]
- Re: SNV and ISF-UTS recent publications on urban sanitation - by: wilfried August 30, 2016Dear Freya, Thank you very much for these valuable publications. Best regards __________ Mr. Wilfried Arsène LETAH, MSc., PhD candidate Sanitation and Hygiene Specialist, Research Assistant Wastewater Research Unit Department of Plant Biology/Laboratory of Environmental Biotechnology Faculty of Science, University of Yaounde I P.O. Box 812, Yaounde, Cameroon […]
- Re: Addressing the lack of trained professional to reach the post-2015 agenda - by: millieadam August 30, 2016How can we build capacity at the scale needed while maintaining quality? Summary of discussion on this topic at the WEDC Conference in Ghana (July 2016): Stakeholder engagement was recognised as a core element but narrowing the wide range of stakeholders (e.g. NGOs, funders, donors, ministries, business) down to the important/ influential actors was harder. […]
- Re: Addressing the lack of trained professional to reach the post-2015 agenda - by: millieadam August 30, 2016What makes Capacity Building effective? Summary of discussion on this topic at the WEDC Conference in Ghana (July 2016): This group had three main answers to the question on making Capacity Building effective and sustainable. They proposed: 1. to have participant centered growth, with the ability to measure progression; 2. The characteristics of effective ca […]
- sanitation model in a refugee camp - by: wilfried August 30, 2016
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