Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

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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, forward-looking solutions for political, economic, ecological and social development in a globalised world.

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Projects in SuSanA database: 21

2017 - 2019

Management of water resources in Jordan

The capacities of sanitation experts and specialists from water supply companies in Jordan are improved.

The project supports the Jordanian Vocational Training Corporation in creating training courses for semi-skilled and qualified sanitation specialists. These are aimed at men and women from both Jordan and Syria in the governorates of Amman and Irbid. These sanitation system specialists also receive advice on how to improve their employment …

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2006 - 2018

Management of water resources in Jordan

The capacity for action possessed by Jordan’s national water institutions is improved in response to mounting pressure on its limited water resources.

The project provides Jordan's water institutions with strategic, technical and expert support: It is promoting the development of the country's strategic national framework and policy guidelines, which together provide a basis for overcoming the water crisis and contributing to sustainable water usage. To improve capacities within the water …

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2015 - 2019

Sludge management in Jordan: Sustainability through innovation

An integrated approach has been put in place for the treatment and reuse of sludge, in order to tackle the problems of sludge collected in wastewater treatment plants and to contribute to reducing CO2 emissions.

On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), GIZ is supporting the Water Authority of Jordan in its efforts to find suitable solutions for the treatment and reuse of sewage sludge. The project aims to reduce the carbon footprint of the sludge handling process. To this end, it considers the use of sludge …

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2017 - 2020

Avoiding water losses, improving supply

To improve The Water Authority of Jordan (WAJ) skills and capacities for the sustainable reduction of technical and administrative water losses.

The project comprises three fields of activity. These are being implemented in the district of Salt, which is located northwest of Jordan’s capital Amman in Balqa Governorate. A concept is being developed for monitoring losses at a national level, which will support WAJ in further developing the political and institutional framework for …

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Project year: 2017

Water and Wastewater Companies for Climate Mitigation (WaCClim)

Assessing the whole process of Madaba WWTP that could saves cost and lowers carbon footprints

Assessing the whole process of Madaba WWTP that could saves cost and lowers carbon footprints • Identify low carbon strategies, including new technology and interventions with carbon benefits. • Assess the suitability of techniques on carbon/energy requirements to achieve water quality standards, including effects on both the average and …

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2016 - 2018

Sanitation activities of GIZ in Burkina Faso Drinking Water and Sanitation Programme in Boucle du Mohoun, Hauts-Bassins and Sud-Ouest

The main objective of the programme is to improve the delivery of water and sanitation services through key actors in the water and sanitation the sector

For strengthening the key actor’s capacities in improving water and sanitation services provision, a great support is delivered to national partners at macro-, meso- and micro-level. The programme therefore supports mainly the development and the implementation of water and sanitation national policy and strategy as well as the 3 of the 5 …

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2016 - 2022

Sanitation for Millions

Improving access to safe and adequate sanitation

Sanitation for Millions is a multi-donor programme set up to provide access to adequate and equitable sanitation, focusing notably on the needs of disadvantaged and vulnerable groups such as children, women and girls, refugees and internallydisplaced people as well as persons with disabilities. Sanitation for Millions has started implementation in …

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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 …

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2014 - 2019

Improved Learning Environment at public schools in host communities in Jordan (ILEPS)

Improving Jordan’s education infrastructure and its management, as well as the learning environment within the framework of formal education at public schools in host communities in Jordan.

As part of the GIZ project "Improved Learning Environment at public schools in host communities in Jordan" 4 different construction prototypes for needs based school rehabilitation (with a focus on school toilets) are developed and implemented at 20 pilot schools in Jordan. The focus lies on heavy-duty, low-maintenance and water efficient …

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2014 - 2020

Water and sanitation activities of GIZ in Benin

The urban and rural population in general and particularly the population living in the peripheral areas of the municipalities uses the affordable provision of water and sanitation under consideration of relevant hygienic standards.

In recent years the technical and financial cooperation between Benin and Germany and other partners have improved urban water supply. 85% of the population have now access to hygienically clean drinking water. On the other hand more than 30% of the population (1.8 million people) living in rural areas still lack access to safe drinking …

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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", supported 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).

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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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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 …

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2013 - 2019

Sanitation activities of GIZ in Tanzania

Support to Water Sector Development

The GIZ programme "Support to the Water Sector Development" is supporting the four line ministries that are involved in the sanitation sub-sector to improve coordination and cooperation on sanitation at the national and sub-national level. It also aims to develop and implement concrete sanitation and hygiene related solutions. GIZ contributes …

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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 …

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2011 - 2018

Support for Promotion of Fit for School Programmes

To use existing structures in the education sector to improve school washing and sanitary facilities

The Regional Fit for School Programme works together with the Southeast Asian Ministries of Education Organization (SEAMEO) and its Regional Center for Educational Innovation and Technology (SEAMEO INNOTECH). The programme uses existing structures in the education sector to improve school washing and sanitary facilities. Recognizing the …

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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 …

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2008 - 2017

Sanitation activities of GIZ in Egypt

Technical Sustainable Management Programme in Egypt (TSM-EGYPT)

TSM-EGYPT is a Quality Management System, its requirements aim at developing Water and Wastewater facilities to reach conformity with the Egyptian regulations, codes, law and standards. In the context of The Water and Wastewater Management Programme (WWMP), implemented by GIZ on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and …

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2008 - 2018

Sanitation activities of GIZ in Morocco

Integrated Waterresource Management

Since water resources in Morocco are distributed unevenly and water resources are overused and threatened by pollution, the German-Moroccan technical Cooperation came up with a new water strategy. The aim is to strengthen the competencies of the national water resource agencies and improving the communication between different stakeholders in the …

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2008 - 2017

Sanitation activities of GIZ in Uganda

Reform of the Water and Sanitation Sector Programme

Since 2000, annual Water and Environment Sector Performance Reports have generally shown an improvement of water supply and sanitation coverage in Uganda’s urban areas. According to the Water and Environment Sector Performance Report (2014), at present an estimated 84% of the urban population have access to sanitation facilities and 72.8% to …

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2003 - 2018

Sanitation activities of GIZ in Kenya

GIZ Water Sector Reform Programme (WSRP)

According to the IMPACT Report No 10 (2016/17) of the Water Services Regulatory Board (Wasreb), the urban water coverage is 55% and sewerage is 15%. Majority of urban population are using onsite sanitation. However, most of these are not linked to a sanitation chain for safe disposal or reuse of waste. The Ministry of Health reports that about 50% …

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