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.
- Postgraduate Sanitation programme at Mzuzu University (Malawi) - by: lameck April 23, 2018Is the program funded ?
- Introduction: Ainul F. Nisaa (GIZ, Germany) - by: ainulfirdatun April 23, 2018Thank you Daniel and Mr. Mughal for the greetings, The study I carried out was in the second biggest city in Indonesia (Surabaya). Through a community-based sanitation program, a low-income community could have an anaerobic baffled reactor. The key of the program is the active participation of the community (physically and financially) during the constructio […]
- Condominial Sewerage in Brazil - by: F H Mughal April 23, 2018Yes, you are right. The project is confined to Orangi town. I think, the sponsors were not interested in bring it to scale. In addition, in Karachi, the Karachi and Sewerage Board have their sewerage system. About 2 years back, the project's director, Ms. Parveen, was brutally murdered. That ended the interest in its scale-up F H Mughal
- Thematic Discussion Series: Innovations in WASH, SuSanA India Chapter - by: jvbaring April 23, 2018There a so called degree of innovation in WASH and the inventor's resolve to test his prototype. When I am challenge to do innovation in WASH, then I do it either there is fund or none. There are many innovation that dont even need funding which are just dedicated to a specific need. As an inventor, when i developed this simple innovation, I feel there […]
- Do we know that climate change will affect developing countries more than developed countries? Good references for this? - by: arno April 23, 2018The mismatch between the countries that cause climate change and those that have the most difficulty to adapt to global change is striking. This is illustrated here where the red tones are the "free riders" and the green tones are the "forced riders" also with high vulnerability. Figure caption: (a) Climate change equity for 2010. (b) Cli […]
- Postgraduate Sanitation programme at Mzuzu University (Malawi) - by: lameck April 23, 2018