Mozambique • Maputo
The ASKNet Goal: To enhance the ability of academics and professionals across the disciplines to contribute to the mainstreaming and up-scaling of sustainable sanitation in Africa, to the benefit of livelihoods, health, and the …read more …
Austria • Vienna
The Austrian Development Agency (ADA) is the operational unit of Austrian Development Cooperation. The Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) supports countries in Africa, Asia and Central America as well as in South Eastern and Eastern Europe in their sustainable social, economic and democratic development. The Austrian Foreign Ministry (FMEIA) plans ADC strategies and programmes, while ADA …read more …
Taiwan, Province of China • Shanhua, Tainan
AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center is an international nonprofit research and development institution committed to alleviating poverty and malnutrition in the developing world through the increased production and consumption of nutritious and health-promoting …read more …
Cameroon • Yaounde
Better World Foundation is a registered non profit, non governmental and non political organization in Cameroon.
It is a humanitarian aid development charitable organization that focuses on emergency relief services, economic development and civil society initiatives to unleash the potential of people who can win against impossible odds, to alleviate poverty, suffering and oppression by helping …
South Africa • Rietfontein, Pretoria
Cap-Net is an international network for capacity building in IWRM. It is made up of a partnership of autonomous international, regional and national institutions and networks committed to capacity building in the water …read more …
Germany • Bonn
The Center for Development Research (ZEF) was founded in 1995. ZEF is an international and trans-disciplinary scientific research institute at the University of Bonn. ZEF’s overall goal is to contribute with its research and education to enhancing sustainable human development and combating poverty in the developing world. ZEF therefore cooperates closely with researchers from all over the …read more …
South Africa • Cape Town
CWSR is a multi-disciplinary research unit based at Cape Peninsula University of Technology in Cape Town, South Africa. CWSR has undertaken several research projects in the field of water and sanitation in rural, peri-urban and informal areas. Key research outputs include: operation and maintenance of basic water and sanitation; User acceptance of mobile sanitation facilities in South Africa; …read more …
Nigeria • Kaduna
We are not for profit, voluntary organization that is working for health and well being of poor and vulnerable children and women in poorest communities in Nigeria and across Africa through advocacy for clean water, hygiene and …read more …
India • Kolkata
Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) is an innovative methodology for mobilising communities to completely eliminate open defecation (OD). Communities are facilitated to conduct their own appraisal and analysis of open defecation (OD) and take their own action to become ODF (open defecation free).
At the heart of CLTS lies the recognition that merely providing toilets does not guarantee …
South Africa • Ballito
DES strives to promote self-sustainable communities through linking innovative environmental solutions to people’s livelihood strategies in South Africa.
•A healthier life through Improved Sanitation for All.
•Sustainable agriculture through usage of nutrient rich effluent.
•Food security and Job …
Germany • Eschborn
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH (formally known as Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH 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, …read more …
Zambia • Lusaka
Devolution Trust Fund (DTF) - is a financing institution (basket fund) which facilitates the implementation of sustainable water and sanitation supply services by commercial utilities especially for the urban poor in Zambia. Since start of its operation in 2003, all together 823,000 people have been supplied with water and 15,000 people will be supplied with sustainable sanitation service by …read more …
Ecuador • Riobamba
Among the basic needs of humanity - food, clothing and shelter - our work embraces shelter.
EcoSouth addresses the great housing deficit in southern countries, especially the vast majority of people who have no adequate roof over their heads. Whether through social housing projects with locally produced construction materials (ecomaterials) and designs to resist natural disasters, or ongoing …
Ethiopia • Addis Ababa
The federal ministry of health is undertaking many efforts in the areas of latrine coverage and utilisation in collaboration with its partners. These efforts include construction of latrines throughout the country using Health Extension workers as front-line actors/agents, advocacy on essence of having latrine and utilisation to break transmission of diseases (communicable), providing training …read more …
Netherlands • AC Dieren
GWA is an open international network of more than 2200 members - including 680 organisations - from over 125 countries (July 2013). Members are active in water and environment, and have different levels of expertise but are all interested in linking the social with the technical aspects, taking into account the diversity of people and the specific knowledge, interests and tasks of women …read more …
Nigeria • Akure
GEOWASH is a Non Governmental Organization targeting at creating a sustainable environment towards achieving the MDGs by the use of pool of Volunteers across the state. Its missionis to sensitize the masses as well as the policy makers on Water, sanitation and Hygiene / Health issues across the Nation and beyond. To becomes the best NGO in Nigeria when it comes to advocacy on WASH sustainability …read more …
Zimbabwe • Harare
The IWSD was born out of the Training Centre for Water and Sanitation (TCWS) a project of the UNDP-World Bank Programme hosted at the University of Zimbabwe. The institute delivers its objectives through four focus areas of activity namely: Training, research, consulting and advisory services and information …read more …
Argentina • San Martin
El Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Industrial (INTI) fue creado mediante el Decreto Ley 17.138 del 27 de diciembre de 1957, en el marco del surgimiento de un conjunto de instituciones nacionales destinadas a poner en movimiento, de manera planificada, la inversión pública, la ciencia y la tecnología.
Sus primeros laboratorios se ubicaron en el Parque Tecnológico Miguelete en un predio de …
Japan • Tokyo
Established as an independent administrative institution under the law concerning the Independent Administrative Institution Japan International Cooperation Agency (Law No. 136, 2002), JICA aims to contribute to the promotion of international cooperation as well as the sound development of Japanese and global economy by supporting the socioeconomic development, recovery or economic stability of …read more …
Ethiopia • Jimma
Jimma University (JU), is Ethiopia's first Innovative Community Oriented Education Institution of higher learning. It offers various programs and courses of study, which lead toward BSc, MSc and PhD degrees in different fields (Public Health and Medical Sciences, Agriculture, Engineering, and Natural and Social Sciences). The institution was established in December 1999 following the amalgamation …read more …
Germany • Frankfurt am Main
KfW Bankengruppe gives impetus to economic, social and ecological development worldwide. As a promotional bank under the ownership of the Federal Republic and the Länder (federal states), it offers support to encourage sustainable improvement in economic, social, ecological living and business …read more …
Cameroon • Kumba
Living Green Cameroon (LGC) is a youth-led non-profit NGO based in Kumba, in the South West Region of Cameroon entirely run by volunteers, 14 staffs and 104 volunteers. Founded in 2008, registered on the 10 August, 2011 with the mission of aiding in community development through combating socio-cultural and economic ills affecting their communities. Living Green Cameroon helps empowers vulnerable …read more …
Uganda • Kampala
Makerere University is Uganda's largest and oldest university. It was first established as a technical school in 1922. Makerere University offers Bachelors, masters and PhD programmes. Makerere University has approximately 40,000 students of whom 5-10% are graduate students. Female students comprise about 45% of the total student population. Approximately 12,000 students graduate from Makerere …read more …
Uganda • Kampala
NETWAS Uganda (Network for Water and Sanitation) is a non- profit making organization. Since 1996 it has contributed to enhancing water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) through sector capacity and also carries out social mobilization, research and dissemination of information. NETWAS has been a partner of IRC since 2003 on learning initiatives in Uganda and is currently the Ecological …read more …
Zambia • Lusaka
Network for the Environmental Concerns and Solutions (NECOS) is a local Community based Non
Profit and Non Governmental Organisation founded in 2003 and registered under the law of
Zambia in March 2004. NECOS has it’s secretariat in one of the peri urban areas of Lusaka, in
Madimba community (informal …
Malawi • Mzuzu
Northern Youth Network (NYN) is a youth network based in Northern Region of Malawi led by active young people. Our program are designed to provide and support youth groups, community based organization and empower them with various skills, knowledge and sharing of best practices for effectively delivery of good services to instill positive values, foster good citizenship and build self-confidence …read more …
Nigeria • FCT
Optimum Women & Youth Empowerment Foundation (OWYEF) is a non-governmental, non-religious, non-political and non-profit making organization duly registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission with head office in Abuja and Chapters in the six geo-political zones of Nigeria. The Foundation is geared towards the education, advocacy and sensitization of the vulnerable and the less privileged on …read more …
France • Paris
The pS-Eau is a French non-profit organisation working to support and enhance actions for universal access to water and sanitation in developing countries since 1984. It supports an international and multi-actors network to facilitate local initiatives for international cooperation in the WaSH sector. It also facilitates local networks of actors in focus countries such as Madagascar, Burkina …read more …
United Kingdom • London
Established in 2010 with funding from the UK Department for International Development, the Sanitation and Hygiene Applied Research for Equity (SHARE) consortium seeks to contribute to achieving universal access to effective, sustainable and equitable sanitation and hygiene by generating, synthesising and translating evidence to improve policy and practice worldwide. Since our inception, we have …read more …
United Kingdom • Bath
Sanitation First (formerly "Wherever the Need") has been operating since 1997 as an international development charity, working closely with communities to build sustainable futures in some of the poorest parts of the world. Their focus is the provision of eco-sanitation and clean water, understanding that this is the key to improved health that, in turn, unlocks opportunities and potential for …read more …
Sweden • Stockholm
Sisternet is a network of women that was created in 2010 by 10 women living in Stockholm, Sweden and 1 living in Kenya.
They are working with school girls in the informal settlements of Nairobi Kenya and provide menstrual cups as an entry point to discussing reproductive- and girls …
Sweden and Kenya • Stockholm and Nairobi
SEI is an independent international research institute with offices in Sweden, the UK, Estonia, the US, Thailand and Kenya. We have been engaged in environment and development issues at local, national, regional and global policy levels for more than 25 years. Our goal is to support decision-making and induce change towards sustainable development around the world by providing integrative …read more …
Sweden • Stockholm
Sida works according to directives of the Swedish Parliament and Government to reduce poverty in the world. The overall goal of Swedish development cooperation is to contribute to making it possible for poor people to improve their living …read more …
Sweden • Uppsala
The Unit performs both research and education, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The main topic is systems and processes for safe recycling of plant nutrients from the city back to the food production, which is an essential part of a sustainable society, both in developed and developing countries. The research is based on systems analysis and process oriented. Important methods in …read more …
Switzerland • Duebendorf
Eawag is a world-leading aquatic research institute. Its research, which is driven by the needs of society, provides the basis for innovative approaches and technologies in the water sector. Through close collaboration with experts from industry, government and professional associations, Eawag plays an important bridging role between theory and practice, allowing new scientific insights to be …read more …
Tanzania, United Republic of • Dar es Salaam
The Tanzania Association of Environmental Engineers (TAEEs) was established in 2004 as a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), offering community facilitation services in water supply and sanitation, solid waste management, public health & hygiene and education, engineering studies, design, implementation and supervision of water supply and sanitation projects, environmental and institutional …read more …
Tanzania, United Republic of • Dar es Salaam
The Tanzania Water and Sanitation Network (TaWaSa.Net ) is a recently formed network of Tanzanian civil society organisations working in the water and sanitation sector. The network was
officially launched by the Minister of Water and Irrigation, Professor Mark Mwandosya, during Maji Week 2008.
TaWaSa.Net was formed in order to increasing sharing between civil society organisations, promote …
Lesotho • Maseru
Technologies for Economic Development TED is a Lesotho based NGO; the activities are covering the following areas: (1) urban and rural sanitation; (2) awareness raising and education on WASH; (3) a wide range of other technologies to protect health, environment and climate; (4) technical training, job creation for skilled staff; and (5) consultancy services in sustainable …read more …
Kenya • Nairobi
Umande is a national trust, which believes that modest resources can significantly achieve water and sanitation goals in financial resources are strategically invested in support of community-managed program.
To be the partner of choice in transforming water and sanitation services with urban …
South Africa • Durban
The University of KwaZulu-Natal was formed on 1 January 2004 as a result of the merger between the University of Durban-Westville and the University of Natal. The new university brings together the rich histories of both the former Universities.
To be the premier university of African scholarship.
A truly South African university that is academically excellent, …
South Africa • Gezina
The WRC was established in terms of the Water Research Act (Act No 34 of 1971), following a period of serious water shortage. It was deemed to be of national importance to generate new knowledge and to promote the country’s water research purposefully, owing to the view held that water would be one of South Africa’s most limiting factors in the 21st century
The strategic direction of the …
United Kingdom • Loughborough
The Water, Engineering and Development Centre is one of the world’s leading education and research institutes for developing knowledge and capacity in water and sanitation for sustainable development and emergency relief.
We focus on solutions for people in low- and middle-income countries, helping to provide evidence-based answers to important questions – not only about what needs to be …
The Netherlands • Germany • France •
Working for a Healthy Environment for All
Women Engage for a Common Future (WECF), is an international network of over 100 women’s, environmental and health organisations implementing projects in 40 countries and advocating globally for a healthy environment for all.
Safe Water and Sustainable Sanitation for All - WECF implements decentralised, safe sustainable and affordable sanitation …
Netherlands • The Hague
Women for Water Partnership (WfWP) is a worldwide strategic alliance of local, national and international women’s organisations and networks, active in the areas of sustainable development, water & sanitation, poverty and gender. WfWP consists of 24 women’s networks with subsidiaries in approximately 100 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, the EECCA region and Western …read more …
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