Photo: John Sauer
Over 500 delegates are in Hanoi today at the start of FSM3: the 3rd International Faecal Sludge Management Conference. With a focus on FSM technology, FSM as a business and scaling up FSM in cities, the conference builds on the 2 previous editions both held in Durban, South Africa in 2012 and 2011.
Besides presentations, there will be a series of workshops including one co-organised by IRC, GIZ and EAWAG/Sandec on “Planning Tools for City-wide Faecal Septage Management using Whole System Approaches“.
SuSanA has set up a FSM3 conference page with all the abstracts by session. Later on they will add the full papers as soon as they become available.
You can follow live updates on Twitter by following hashtag #FSM3
The CLTS Knowledge Hub at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is hosting an international work- and writeshop on CLTS and Sustainability from 6-12 April 2015 at Lukenya Getaway near Nairobi, Kenya.
Participants’ writings, together with commissioned pieces of work will form the basis of a publication on sustainability that will published in the IDS series Frontiers of CLTS: Innovations and Insights.
Potential contributors are requested to send an abstract of 500-900 words to
P.Bongartz@ids.ac.uk by 31st January 2015. If your application is successful, you will be invited to work on a first draft to be submitted by 13th March 2015.
For more information go to: http://www.communityledtotalsanitation.org/story/call-abstracts-writeshop-and-publication-sustainability
SNV calls for proposals for an evaluation of the Sustainable Sanitation and Hygiene for All Programme in Cambodia (re-advertised)
SNV regularly commissions evaluations of a selected group of its projects. In 2014-2015, SNV is commissioning two project evaluations in each of its three main sectors of work. These sectors are Agriculture, WASH and Renewable Energy. This request for proposals covers the evaluation of SNVs Sustainable Sanitation and Hygiene for All Programme in Cambodia.
The evaluation will take place in the period March 2015 – September 2015.
In case you are interested in conducting this evaluation, please have a look at the Terms of Reference.
Closing date: Sunday, January 25, 2015
Type of contract: Consultancy
A new short video “Wastewater: A widespread threat and missed resource” highlights the impacts of wastewater on coastal communities and ecosystems, and the benefits of improving its management. It is part of a series of ocean awareness videos titled Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey, a collaboration between the popular American cartoonist Toomey and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Related web site: UNEP/GPA Global Wastewater Initiative (GW2I) – unep.org/gpa/gwi/gwi.asp
Read more: UNEP Launches Wastewater Video in the Series Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey, UNEP, 9 Dec 2014
– See more at: http://www.unep.org/newscentre/Default.aspx?DocumentID=2814&ArticleID=11102&l=en#sthash.UiDPanv0.dpuf