The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) (formally known as GTZ: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit) is a federally owned organisation. It works worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. Their mandate is to support the German Government in achieving its development objectives. It provides viable, forward-looking solutions for political, economic, ecological and social development in a globalised world.
2008 - 2017
Sanitation activities of GIZ in Egypt
Technical Sustainable Management programme in Egypt (TSM-EGYPT)
TSM-EGYPT is considered a Quality Management System, its requirements aims at the development of Water and Wastewater facilities to reach conformity with the Egyptian regulations, codes, laws and standards in fields of management. In the context of The Water and Wastewater Management Programme (WWMP) which is implemented by GIZ on behalf of the …
2015 - 2019
Water and Wastewater Management Programme (WWMP)
Establishment of a Wastewater Decision Support System (WWDSS)
The Water and Wastewater Management Programme (WWMP) is implemented by GIZ on behalf of the German federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The programme is supporting the Egyptian Holding Company for Water and Wastewater and its 25 Affiliated Companies in the sustainable improvement of their services. Current estimations …
2012 - 2016
Knowledge‐Based Wastewater Decision Support System (WWDSS)
Water and Wastewater Management Programme” - GIZ in Egypt
WWDSS allows for improving project selection and optimising portfolios through increased coherence between national policies, sectorial policies, resource allocation and spending practices, and improved knowledge management. Utilizing WWDSS to identify cost‐efficient interventions in the wastewater sector and utilize it as a platform for …
2013 - 2019
Water and Wastewater Companies for Climate Mitigation (WaCCliM)
Introduce greenhouse gas-reducing technologies to water and wastewater companies in Jordan, Mexico, Peru and Thailand, and thereby improving those companies CO2-balance.
Climate change is aggravating the challenges that water and wastewater utilities face. At the same time the supply of water and the treatment of used water lead to substantial greenhouse gas emissions. This is partly on account of water losses and higher than necessary energy consumption. The Water and Wastewater Companies for Climate …
2014 - 2017
Support to National Urban Sanitation Policy II
Providing technical support in the areas that include systems for managing faecal sludge, operating models for public toilets and systems for non-conventional and decentralised wastewater management
The project "Support to National Urban Sanitation Policy (SNUSP) – II", seeks to support the Indian government in implementation of its sanitation improvement schemes and missions such as National Urban Sanitation Policy (NUSP), Swachh Bharat Mission (Clean India Mission) and Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT).
2009 - 2012
SANIRESCH (SANItaryRecycling ESCHborn)
Demonstration project: Treatment and recycling of the urine, brown and greywater collected at the main building of the headquarters of GIZ in Eschborn, Germany.
The aim of SANIRESCH (SANItaryRecycling ESCHborn) was the treatment and recycling of the urine, brown- and greywater collected at the main building of the headquarters of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in Eschborn, Germany. Technologies for the treatment of wastewater streams (MAP precipitation, membrane …
2014 - 2018
SFD (Shit Flow Diagram) Promotion Initiative
To continue development of an easy-to-understand advocacy, decision and monitoring tool - Shit Flow Diagrams
The “SFD Promotion Initiative” is developing and promoting standardised tools for excreta flow analysis to inform urban sanitation programming. These tools build on the service delivery assessment and faecal waste flow diagrams (or Shit Flow Diagrams, SFDs) developed by the World Bank – Water and Sanitation Program (WSP). SFD is a …
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