Our School Activity Collection assembles various activities on the vital topics of WASH, energy conservation, biodiversity and waste management.
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Andersson, K. (2017)
Inspired by the SFD, the Resource Value Mapping tool (REVAMP) is being developed at Stockholm Environment Initiative (SEI) for quickly estimating, visualizing and valuing the resources that could be recovered from a city’s organic waste streams: sewage sludge, faecal sludge, and food and other organic solid waste.
There is increasing interest in the concept of the circular economy and …
Jacob, N. (2019)
This discussion will examine a few aspects of the waste water economy. In November 2018, the SuSanA India Chapter, IRC and TARU organised a face-to-face ‘Insights Discussion’ on sharing experiences on waste water challenges and solutions, facilitated by the Ecosan Services Foundation, in Mumbai. That discussion brought out five issues – setting standards for using waste water and sewage, …
Jacob, N. (2018)
Under the umbrella of the SuSanA Indian Chapter, the India Sanitation Coalition in partnership with Population Services International (PSI) and SuSanA, held a four-week thematic discussion on India's national rural sanitation programme, the Swachh Bharat Mission‐Gramin (SBM‐G).
Starting point for the discussion were findings from a PSI policy landscape study that reviewed existing …
SFD PI (2017)
An excreta flow diagram (also often described as shit flow diagram, SFD) presents a clear picture of the outcome arising from wastewater and faecal sludge management practices and services in a city or town. This is expressed in terms of the percentage of the population. An accompanying report describes the service delivery context of the city or town.
The output from the SFD production …
In the tea sector in Assam, India, the Toilet Board Coalition (TBC), together with the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP), have been assessing Circular Sanitation Economy approaches for plantations, with new technologies, business models and infrastructure. This report outlines initial findings from our work with the tea sector in 2018, building a compelling economic case for Circular Sanitation …
Strande, L., Ronteltap, M., Brdjanovic, D. (Eds.) (2014)
Over a billion people in urban and peri-urban areas of Africa, Asia, and Latin America are served by onsite sanitation technologies. Until now, the management of faecal sludge resulting from these onsite technologies has been grossly neglected. Financial resources are often lacking, and onsite sanitation systems tend to be regarded as temporary solutions until sewer-based systems can be …
SFD Promotion Initiative (2019)
For help with writing your SFD report or your SFD Thinking, you can use the templates:
- SFD Report Template
- SFD Lite Report Template
- SFD Thinking Template
For more support, the Guidance Notes can be consulted.
These documents were produced under the SFD Promotion Initiative and have been reviewed after being field-tested in more than 40 cities in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The …
WHO and UNICEF (2019)
The WHO/UNICEF JMP has expanded its global databases to include WASH in health care facilities. The 2019 global baseline report includes harmonized national estimates as well as regional and global estimates for 2016.
The Key messages for sanitation are:
1. 18 countries and only one SDG region had sufficient data to estimate coverage of basic sanitation services in health care …
WHO, UNICEF (2019)
The purpose of this document is to present eight practical actions that Member States can take at the national and sub-national level to improve WASH in health care facilities. It also summarizes the global response to the UN Secretary General’s Call to Action. This document is a companion to the WHO and UNICEF JMP 2019 SDG baseline report for WASH in health care facilities (available in the …
The Sanitation Economy presents vast potential for global economic growth while addressing one of the most urgent grand challenges of our time, achieving universal access to improved sanitation (SDG6). It monetises toilet provision, products and services, biological resources, data and information to provide benefits across business and society.
Aavishkaar-Intellecap, TBC (2018)
The transition to the Sanitation Economy presents a transformational opportunity to ensure a sustainable future for sanitation systems that can provide alternatives to the cost burdened systems of today, towards cost recovery and full of life-improving innovations, business and commercial investment opportunities - that could turn the outlook for SDG 6 around and ensure the resilience of …
In India, the Government’s Smart Cities Mission launched in 2016 seeks to develop 100 cities across the country making them citizen friendly and sustainable. There is a focus on efficiency, improved public services, goods, spaces, and modernisation of pubic services. At the same time, in 2014 the Government of India launched its Swachh Bharat Mission with the objectives of eliminating open …
Browder, G., Ozment, S., Rehberger Bescos, I., Gartner, T., Lange, G.-M. (2019)
A new generation of infrastructure projects that harness the power of nature can help achieve development goals, including water security and climate resilience. In this report from the World Bank and World Resources Institute, both organizations are calling for green infrastructure, such as mangroves and wetlands, to play a bigger role in traditional infrastructure planning. Integrating nature …
WWAP (UNESCO World Water Assessment Programme) (2019)
The UNESCO World Water Assessment Programme brings together the work of numerous UN-Water Members and Partners to produce the United Nations World Water Development Report series.The annual editions focus on strategic water issues. UN-Water Members and Partners as well as other experts contribute the latest knowledge on a specific theme.The 2019 Report seeks to inform policy and decision-makers, …
Sanchez, J., Myat, S.S., Kyaw, P.P. (2019)
Mandalay is located on the bank of the Irrawaddy on a rather flat and low flood plain, in the centre of Myanmar’s dry-zone. Mandalay is the second largest city of Myanmar. Mandalay experiences increased informal settlements due to rapid expansion.
All sanitation infrastructures in Mandalay are onsite. The SFD graphic shows that 100% of excreta is not properly managed. It consists of 34% of …
Rodrigues, C., Sivila, L. (2018)
Tarija es la capital de la provincia de Cercado y del departamento de Tarija, ubicada en un valle al extremo sur de Bolivia, que hace frontera con Argentina, siendo atravesada por el rio Guadalquivir. Para este reporte fue considerada el área de la ciudad de Tarija, cuya jurisdicción es mayor al área de prestación de servicios de la Cooperativa de Servicios de Agua y Alcantarillado Tarija …
GIZ, LWSC, LCC (2019)
The CSF-Lusaka project supports its implementing partners in the use of Shit Flow Diagrams (SFDs) to better understand and illustrate the sanitation situation in Lusaka City, the capital of Zambia. In 2018, a number of SFD reports were prepared, covering Lusaka City as a whole and looking into peri-urban areas or specific aspects of the Lusaka Sanitation Programme. This brochure provides an …
Water and sanitation for health facility improvement tool (WASH FIT) (English, French, Spanish, Arabic)
A practical guide for improving quality of care through water, sanitation and hygiene in health care facilities
UNICEF and World Health Organization (WHO) have collaborated to produce the WASH FIT tool in Arabic, English, French, and Spanish.
This tool is designed for use by health care facility managers and health care staff e.g., the chief medical officer, financial administrator, doctors, nurses and persons in charge of managing water and waste. The WASH FIT guide contains practical step-by-step …
Saxena, S., Nath, V., Shahpuri, A., Bauer, M. (2017)
- Why Sanitation
- Defined Forms of Engagement
- Investing Strategically into Sanitation
- The Role of the India Sanitation Coalition
Sharma, R., Bieker, S., Tempel, A., Jacob, N., Saxena, S. (2018)
- Introduction and Context
- Conceptual clarity
Jacob, N. (2018)
The responses provided a canvas of problems with sustaining ODF that covers technical, behavioural and physical issues. These issues, persistent since before SBM, must be overcome before India could move onto ODF+, ODF++ and ODF-S. All the issues were related to the ODF-centric approach of SBM that focussed only on toilet coverage.
The technical problems concerned the quality of construction …
جوفانا دودوس - مستشار الصحة العامة، إدارة الخبرة والدعم، قطاع المياه والصرف الصحي والنظافة العامة، منظمة العمل ضد الجوع فرنسا (2017)
الدليل العملي لزيادة الأثر الغذائي من خلال دمج برامج التغذية والمياه والصرف الصحي والنظافة العامة للعاملين في المجالات الإنسانية والتنموية .يوضح هذا الدليل التشغيلي أهمية دمج البرامج الغذائية مع تدخلات المياه والصرف …
This newsletter will provide you with a set of updates from the GIZ bilateral water and sanitation programmes in Africa, Asia, MENA and Latin America as well as a selection of news from other sustainable sanitation projects worldwide.
This newsletter focuses on digital approaches in sanitation.
Global WASH Cluster (2019)
The Global WASH Cluster Annual Report for 2018 summarizes the most salient results achieved over the year, the key challenges faced in implementing the Global WASH Cluster (GWC) Strategic Plan and recommends activities to overcome the challenges. The 2018 Annual Report follows the model established in the 2017 Annual Report. The priority activities are identified and listed in line with the new …
Wendland, C., Jorritsma, F., Wienpahl, I., Herbst, S. (2019)
In rural areas of Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA) without reliable piped water supply, the conventional school sanitation system – the pit latrine – is leading to hygienic and environmental problems. Urine diverting dry toilets (UDDT) have been demonstrated to be an alternative, ecological sanitation solution for rural schools of the EECCA region. This study compares the …
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