This issue contains some of the latest news and announcements about the role of entrepreneurs in providing water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and household energy products and services. This includes several winners of the Social Entrepreneurs 2012 award by the Schwab Foundation and USAID support for commercializing hand washing and establishing markets for cookstoves in Haiti. Also included is a link to cookstove market assessments by the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, which provide suggestions for removing barriers that prevent the creation of a cookstove market for more than 20 countries.
- Improving Wikipedia article on "Waste stabilization ponds" - by: muench February 22, 2018Dear Marcos (and anyone else interested in waste stabilization ponds), I’ve made all the changes from your Word document to the Wikipedia article now. I’ve added a new section on Operation and Maintenance because I think that's important. I have also mentioned something about sludge removal for each type of pond now. Isn't it a bit contradictory th […]
- Online Course for Faecal Sludge Management | free | enrolling now | starting 1 February 2018 - by: KRISWASH February 22, 2018Hi Aimee, Please what kind of details are my expected to send to the e-mail address? Kindly respond. Thank you Christopher
- Linkage of Pit latrine usage and pollution of groundwater - by: DavidAlan February 22, 2018Couldn't agree more. It is a very noble exercise to ensure that water is treated when ground water sources are polluted, but it would be far better to construct toilets that do not contribute to that pollution in the first place. It still completely baffles me that we find it acceptable for people to be encouraged to construct pit toilets anywhere in th […]
- In french : Le mémento de l’assainissement vient de paraître - by: MarionS February 22, 2018Bonjour Cécile, La méthode de découpage de la filière en maillon est un débat permanent entre ceux qui y voit trois maillons, ceux qui y voient 4 ou 5 ! Nous avons donc fait certains choix, pour des raisons de lisibilité du propos, mais l'essentiel du message est de prendre en compte l'ensemble de la filière, quelque soit la manière dont elle est d […]
- The Sanitation handbook has just been published - by: MarionS February 22, 2018Dear Kris, Indeed the memento de l'assainissement is only available in french so far, but we hope to finance a translation in english for 2019 (and maybe in other language if there is a demand). Thanks for your interest. Marion
- Improving Wikipedia article on "Waste stabilization ponds" - by: muench February 22, 2018