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Are you a teacher and looking for training materials?

Our School Activity Collection assembles various activities on the vital topics of WASH, energy conservation, biodiversity and waste management.

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CSE (2019)

Managing Septage in Cities of Uttar Pradesh

A sanitation snapshot of urban Uttar Pradesh, India clearly indicates that households with onsite sanitation systems like septic tanks (47 per cent) far exceed those with sewer connections (28 per cent), hence septage management in the state becomes an integral part of sustainable sanitation. According to the State Annual Action Plan 2017, most cities have reported more than 80 per cent coverage …

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SFD Promotion Initiative (2019)

SFD Report Templates and Guidance Documents

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 …

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SFD Promotion Initiative (2019)

SFD Review Procedure

The five step Review Procedure developed by the SFD Promotion Initiative ensures standardization of all the SFDs published on the SFD Webportal. We will be happy to provide you with feedback on your draft SFD Report.

A member of the pool of experts will provide you with comments on your assessment and guide you through the quality check to finalize your report. Once done, you shall have the …

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Langergraber, G., Lechner, M. (2019)

Sustainable Sanitation Practice
cewas Success Stories

Articles in this issue:

- Building Viable Business Models for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises; Louise Carpentier and Martin Wafler

- Eco Solutions Forge; Bogdan Popov

- SR3 INVENT sustainable projects and businesses in Ecuador; Stefan Breitenmoser

- SOIL - Building a Sustainable Citywide Sanitation Service; Natalie Miller and Leah Page Jean

- Youth-Led Sustainable …

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Elrha (2019)

Water Sanitation & Hygiene Innovation Catalogue
A collection of innovations for the humanitarian sector

The WASH Innovation Catalogue is divided into thematic sections, each introduced through a short summary of the problem drawing on our 2013 Gap Analysis on Emergency Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion and subsequent Problem Exploration Reports. Many of the innovations featured have been supported through our targeted Funding Challenges which directly responded to the priority problems …

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WoMena (2019)

WoMena FAQ: What is the environmental impact of menstrual products?

WoMena’s SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Which, and how many, products are used? This FAQ focuses on disposable or reusable products, which
are commercially available. Little information is available on traditional or homemade products. Estimates
of how many products are used differ widely. Some estimates from High-Income Countries indicate around
30 products per cycle (390 annually), …

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WHO, NNN (2019)

WHO Toolkit for WASH & Neglected Tropical Diseases - Webinar recordings and presentation

Recordings and presentation for the webinar jointly hosted by SuSanA, WHO and NNN on the new ‘How to’ guide for NTD programmes: “WASH and Health working together: a practical guide for NTD programmes."

Presentation held by Sophie Boisson (WHO), Leah Wohlgemuth (NNN) and Yael Velleman (Schistosomiasis Control Initiative)

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WWAP (UNESCO World Water Assessment Programme) (2019)

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2019
Leaving No One Behind

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, …

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Various Authors (2019)

Resource Recovery & Safe Reuse (RRR) and Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) for Faecal Sludge Management (FSM)

On 20. February 2019 a side-event and lunch-meeting on Resource Recovery & Safe Reuse (RRR) and Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) for Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) took place during the 5th AfricaSan Regional Conference on Sanitation and Hygiene (AfricaSan5) and 5th International Faecal Sludge Management (FSM5) Conference in Cape Town, South Africa.

The events were organised as part of the …

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Various authors (2018)

Documents from the SuSanA BMGF Grant led by SEI (Phases 1 to 3, 2012 to 2018)
Various documents on results from research grant

This library entry contains background documents for a grant that Arno Rosemarin from Stockholm Environment Institute was leading and which was funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Further information and a discussion is available on the SuSanA discussion forum (see link below).

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Phase 1:
Title: "Expansion of the Sanitation Network into the SuSanA …

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SuSanA (2018)

SuSanA Flyer
General overview of SuSanA on one page (available in Arabic, English, French and Spanish)

This flyer gives a general overview of SuSanA, its objectives, working group topics, roles, discussion forum and funding.

It needs to be printed on paper that is slightly larger than A4 so that it can be a folder in the "altar fold".

More information about the flyer and a discussion that took place during its development is available …

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GIZ (2018)

Waste to Energy Plant in Nashik Movie
SNUSP II

Like many cities in India, the city of Nashik is also struggling with citywide Solid Waste and Wastewater management. Therefore, there is an urgent need for an integrated approach to solid waste and wastewater management on the one hand and control of Green House Gas (GHG) emissions on the other hand. The Waste to Energy Project in Nashik is one such solution through co-processing of septage …

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SuSanA (2018)

Sustainable sanitation and the SDGs: interlinkages and opportunities

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development puts sustainability at the forefront of global development. Since 2008, the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA) has been engaged in advocating for sustainability issues in sanitation. This background document describes how sustainable sanitation links to all SDGs and outlines challenges and opportunities this represents. It complements the revised …

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Nitya Jacob (2018)

From missing market incentives to misaligned incentives. What is choking India’s rural sanitation progress?
Synthesis Document - SuSanA India Chapter thematic online discussion

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 …

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GIZ (2018)

Upscaling Sanitation - Instruments and Initiatives Across India
The Road to 100% City Sanitation - SNUSP II

This impact brochure introduces the reader to the main objectives and interventions of the GIZ project "Support to the National Urban Sanitation Policy (SNUSP) II " and highlights hands-on experiences from the ground. SNUSP II supported the states in preparing strategies, roadmap and framework for quality implementation. The project also supported cities to strengthen its capacities in planning …

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GIZ (2018)

Best Practices on Solid Waste Management in India
English and Hindi Versions - SNUSP II

Case study tutorials under the Swachh Bharat Mission of the Government of India.

The Kochi module reflects the best practices on source segregation of waste as exemplified by the Kochi Municipal Corporation. The case study shows how source segregation, composting, stringent legal system coupled with multi-stakeholder participation leads to effective waste managemnet in urban places which are …

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Veses, O., Evans, B., Bieker, S. (2018)

Promotion of SFDs: Review of Phase 1 Report

This document represents a review report of the experience gained from producing SFDs from GIZ, WEDC, UoL, CSE and Eawag under the of the Phase I of the “Promotion of Shit Flow Diagrams” project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
This report results from collating inputs from all partners on the use of the manual for SFD production, the SFD calculation tool, key learning points …

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Muspratt, A., Miller, A. (2018)

Mechanical Dewatering for Fecal Sludge Treatment Applications Process & Technology Review

When properly designed and sized, WSPs deliver high quality effluent at marginal running costs. Their minimal maintenance requirements make them relatively hard to break – the textbook example of “appropriate technology”.
The simplicity and elegance of natural treatments systems will always have a special place in the hearts of many sanitation engineers but their large footprint has made …

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GSMA (2018)

Mobile for Development Utilities
Achieving SDGs 6 and 7: The promise and impact of mobile technology

The GSMA Mobile for Development Utilities programme was launched in 2012, with the support of the UK Government, to promote the role of mobile technology in increasing and improving access to basic utility services in underserved communities. This annual report shares our progress over the last 18 months and highlights key insights and trends in the mobile-enabled utility space. The evidence is …

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Muspratt, A., Miller, A. (2018)

Mechanical Dewatering for Fecal Sludge Treatment Applications
Process & Technology Review

This article is a synthesis of experience operating mechanical dewatering equipment and vetting tens of technologies. The article includes comparative costs as well as design and operational considerations. The views on the benefits and potential challenges associated with deploying mechanical dewatering technologies are also presented.

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ESF, ISC, SuSanA Secretariat, GIZ, Samhita Social Ventures, QCI, MMC, NIUA, EcoPro, Caya Construct, Water.org, ASCI, UNICEF (2018)

SuSanA India Chapter Seminar in Panaji, Goa, 21st February 2018
Presentations of Speakers & Minutes of Meeting

The second SuSanA India Chapter meeting was held in Panaji, Goa, India on 21 February 2018 - just after the 50th Annual Convention of the Indian Water Works Association (IWWA). The seminar encouraged discussions on urban sanitation challenges, holistic approaches to sanitation as well as financing and monitoring sanitation to accelerate progress on SDGs.

Please find the presentations of the …

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SEI, GIZ, UNDP-SIWI Water Governance Facility, CEPT University, Water Research Commission of South Africa, SuSanA (2018)

Wastewater governance: Balancing different interests
Policy Brief

Responsible, effective wastewater management is needed to address global water crises. This requires careful balance of the often-competing interests of stakeholders, as what poses a risk to the environment and public health may be a valuable resource to farmers and industry. How do we manage these different interests from a policy and practical perspective?

At World Water Week 2017, Stockholm …

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Arne Panesar, Dirk Walther, Thomas Kauter-Eby, Susanne Bieker, Suresh Rohilla, Regina Dube, Kim Augustin, Roland Schertenleib (2018)

The SuSanA platform and the Shit Flow Diagram - tools to achieve more sustainable sanitation for all
A publication within: A BETTER WORLD Vol. 3: Actions and commitments to Sustainable Development Goal 6: Ensure access to water and sanitation for all

Daniela Krahl of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Development and Cooperation (BMZ) has said that: “The water strategy of our Ministry is seen as a model because it addresses the spirit of the SDGs in a holistic manner, thus going beyond SDG 6. That is what we need today and that is why I like the excreta flow diagram. It brings people from different spheres together to understand a …

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WSP, PSI (2018)

Sanitation Marketing in Lao PDR - Book 2
Business Skills Training for Sanitation Entrepreneurs Facilitator's Guide

Participants will learn what it means to be a business owner and assess the strengths and weaknesses of
their own business, so that they can manage them more effectively.

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WSP, PSI (2018)

Sanitation Marketing in Lao PDR - Book 1
Sanitation Marketing Implementation Facilitator's Manual

This manual is intended to be used as a reference by those responsible for implementing Sanitation Marketing in Lao PDR as well as by other organizations or third parties that have no experience with Sanitation Marketing.

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