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31st SuSanA Meeting

The 31st SuSanA meeting - the second time online - will take place from August 16th to August 20th 2021. It is organised by the SuSana Secretariat with support and contributions from SuSanA Partners, Members, Working Groups and Regional Chapters.

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2020 - 2023
Initiative for Sanitation Workers (a global advocacy partnership between ILO, SNV, WHO, World Bank and WaterAid)
Global advocacy for the health, safety and dignity of sanitation workers

2018 -
The Center for Water Security and Cooperation

2018 - 2021
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Mass Media Campaign - GIZ ProSecEau sector programme for water and sanitation in Burundi

2018 - 2022
Center for Water and Sanitation, CRDF, CEPT University
Wai - Citywide Inclusive Sanitation


New partners

The Center for Water Security and Cooperation
United States 

The Center for Water Security and Cooperation works to advance water security and cooperation by understanding, evaluating and innovating in water security and WASH law and governance across the world. Law creates the necessary enabling environment for eliminating the release of untreated wastewater and pollutants into the environment, for managing our water resources equitably, and for increasing access to safely managed water and sanitation. We work to understand the role and effectiveness of existing laws in advancing access to safely managed water and sanitation and water security and to work with stakeholders to transform their legal infrastructure.


Karl Kubel Foundation for Child and Family, a charitable and secular organization is operating in India since, 1994. The foundation discharges its support functions from the campus of Karl Kubel Institute for Development Education, Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, India. The social service mission of the foundation is anchored towards a sustainable development trainings, and sustainable development projects, both aiming at improving the quality of life of the people. The Foundation [KKF] is active in identifying reliable and sustainable social development projects across the nation to promote an inclusive and egalitarian society. The Development Institute [KKID] strives to enhance human excellence in every individual across the verticals of development, education, government and corporate through quality training workshops and thematic seminars.

Kujenga Maisha East Africa (KUMEA)

Kujenga Maisha East Africa (KUMEA) is the development arm of the New Apostolic Church, East Africa. The organization is officially registered as an NGO in Kenya with branches in Uganda, Tanzania and South Sudan. It is a faith based Organization (FBO) whose mandate is to facilitate the poor communities in East Africa. KUMEA currently has 6 board members and 5 permanent staff based in Nairobi. Temporary staff and consultants with specific expertise are regularly hired based on the projects being implemented. The board oversees the running of the organization. Community Liaison officers are volunteers appointed to a project for a fixed duration and are responsible for coordinating the activities of common Interest groups (CIGs) and reporting to the secretariat.


New publications

AfDB, UNEP, GRID-Arendal (2020)
Sanitation and Wastewater Atlas of Africa


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31st SuSanA Meeting

The 31st SuSanA meeting - the second time online - will take place from August 16th to August 20th 2021. It is organised by the SuSana Secretariat with support and contributions from SuSanA Partners, Members, Working Groups and Regional Chapters. 

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Resources and publications

Our library has more than 3,000 publications, factsheets, presentations, drawings etc. from many different organisations. It continues to grow thanks to the contributions from our partners.

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The project database contains nearly 400 sanitation projects of many different organizations dealing with research, implementation, advocacy, capacity development etc. Advanced filtering functions and a global map are also available. Information on how and why this database was created is here.

People working for SuSanA partners can add their own projects through their partner profile page. You might need your SuSanA login upgraded for this purpose. Please contact us if you would like to add a project.

Trainings, conference and events materials

Missed important conferences or courses? Catch up by using their materials for self study. These materials have been kindly provided by SuSanA partners.

Regional chapters

Use the map or the search tool to access the most relevant information and knowledge products for your region or country. This includes relevant resources, events, partners or projects.

Shit flow diagrams (SFDs), excreta flow diagrams

Shit flow diagrams (SFDs) help to visualize excreta management in urban settings. Access SFDs and more through the SFD Portal.




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Integrated content

We are hosting content from some other communities of practice and information-sharing portals. This section also provides a link to SuSanA's Sanitation Wikipedia initiative.

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