Registration for the SuSanA network and discussion forum

You are warmly invited to register for the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA), including the discussion forum, as an individual member.

Upon approval of your registration request for SuSanA membership - which will take a maximum of two working days - you can start making postings on the popular SuSanA discussion forum. You are automatically on the mailing lists of your chosen working groups and can also receive the SuSanA forum e-mail digest (frequency determined by yourself) as well as the SuSanA news mail every two months.

The registration is free of charge.

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Which thematic areas of SuSanA are you interested in?

Join working group 1 to strategically accelerate and influence the capacity development process for sustainability in the sanitation sector.
Join working group 2 to enrich the weak data base on finance and economics - which play a key role in the selection and sustainability of sanitation systems.
Join working group 3 to raise awareness about the energy production potential of sustainable sanitation systems, thereby reducing dependence on imported or fossil-fuel energy sources.
Join working group 4 to develop technological options that make sanitation systems sustainable and improve public health, especially in developing countries.
Join working group 5 to raise awareness about the reuse-oriented sustainable sanitation approach and its prospective contribution to global food security; further, help to promote this approach on a large scale.
Join working group 6 to develop strategies on how cities can adopt an appropriate planning, implementation, and management process that leads towards more sustainable sanitation solutions.
Join working group 7 to raise awareness for community, rural and school sanitation by creating discussion and therewith enhance networking opportunities. Join to work on integrating the specific needs of both men and women in sustainable sanitation, thereby ensuring total acceptance and usability of the systems.
Join working group 8 to combine the knowledge from experts in the field of sustainable sanitation with that of emergency response and reconstruction, for the purpose of promoting and disseminating information on best practice sustainable sanitation systems.
Join working group 9 to help develop an open-source data base on best practices of income-generating sustainable sanitation solutions and to help create global awareness of sustainable sanitation options, and on how to make them more accessible and affordable in the local and global market especially for the poor.
Join working group 10 to discuss and disseminate information on best practice examples of operation and maintenance systems for sustainable sanitation by elaborating fact sheets, case studies, posters and other information materials.
Join working group 11 to create awareness and formulate recommendations for the protection of groundwater through sustainable sanitation.
Join working group 12 to lobby for more rigorous research and policy coherence and to raise awareness for the link between WASH, health and nutrition
Join WG13 to identify, share, and promote new and current methodologies, good practices and cases of behaviour change

Which SuSanA Regional Chapters are you interested in?

Join the SuSanA Regional Chapter India to exchange your knowledge and network and collaborate with other sanitation enthusiasts who are active in India.
Join the SuSanA Regional Chapter MENA to exchange your knowledge and network and collaborate with other actors in the MENA region.

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SuSanA Newsmail

Stay informed about the activities of SuSanA and its SuSanA partners. The SuSanA news mail is sent out once every two months and contains information about the latest news, events, new partners and publications of the SuSanA network.

SuSanA partners are welcome to send us news items for inclusion in the SuSanA news mails.

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24thSuSanA meeting

The 24th SuSanA meeting will take place in Stockholm, Sweden on Saturday 26 August 2017 prior to the Stockholm World Water Week. It is organised by the SuSanA Secretariat together with SEI.

The 24th SuSanA meeting will take place on 26 August 2017 (Saturday, full day) at the SEI headquarter in Stockholm: Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) Linnégatan 87D, 115 23 Stockholm, Sweden

It is intended to have a live stream of the meeting for the members of the SuSanA community who are unable to attend.

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Resources & publications

Get access to the global sanitation library which has a constantly growing number of publications, drawings, flyers etc. For other resources, see below.

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The project database is a database for all sanitation projects - be it research, awareness raising, market development, upscaling, pilot demonstrations etc. It contains sanitation projects of SuSanA partners and of other organisations and allows you to find information for sanitation projects worldwide. Read more about the purpose of this project database »

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Trainings, conference and events materials

Missed out on important sanitation events? Keep yourself updated with materials that are kindly made available SuSanA partners and training institutions here.

Regional Chapters

SuSanA provides you with various knowledge products suited to your region or country. Click on a region or look up for a specific country below to see a list of resources, learn about upcoming events, and get in touch with other active partners.

Shit flow diagrams (SFDs), excreta flow diagrams

SFDs are a way of visualising excreta management in cities and towns, with a promise to improve the understanding of urban sanitation. Find out more about the SFD promotion initiative.




Discussion Forum

The SuSanA Discussion Forum is an open discussion forum on all topics related to sustainable sanitation. It’s a platform where professionals and various stakeholders interact, share knowledge, exchange experiences, discuss challenges and begin topic-specific conversations amongst each other. Read more »

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SuSanA Partners

As a partner, SuSanA will help your organisation keep in touch with other active international and local organisations concerned with sustainable sanitation all over the world.
This networking will help you keep updated with all the news in the sustainable sanitation field. Get more information »

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Integrated Content

SuSanA is hosting contents from several other communities of practice and information-sharing portals.

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Individual Membership

Register yourself as an individual member of SuSanA. This membership is free of charge. Being a member will keep you informed about news, events, updates, publications and jobs. Find out more »

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Within SuSanA several thematic working groups have been established in order to cover a variety of different sanitation aspects and to provide outputs that underline the problems and opportunities of these aspects. By joining a working group you can work with other experts on several issues to promote sustainable sanitation. You can also be active by hosting SuSanA meetings and/or by organising activities/events to promote sustainable sanitation.

Individuals who are not yet registered, but are interested in joining the thematic working group, are very welcome. Please register as a member and choose the respective working group(s) you wish to join.

You are already registered, but wish to join another or more working group(s) or change contact details, you can easily change the details by clicking ‘Join a working group’ below.

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We got more than just a new look!

Welcome to the new website of

On 1 September we relaunched our website, using a new menu concept to improve the user experience. However, some functions are not working yet but we are working on those now. If you have any comments or suggestions please post them here on the SuSanA discussion forum. Thank you.

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