Our School Activity Collection assembles various activities on the vital topics of WASH, energy conservation, biodiversity and waste management.
Work in progress: Each pin stands for a library document that is specific to a location. We are currently in the process of adding more pins to existing publications in our library.
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 …
Nitya Jacob (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 …
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 …
Tikapur is a municipality of over 60,000 inhabitants (56,136, 2011 census), located on the right bank of the Karnali river in the Terai district of Kailali, far western region. It is a “new town” and was founded about 50 years ago and is composed of four main different socio-economic settings. There is a well-planned core-urban area in Ward 9, which is based on a master plan prepared in 1972, …
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 …
Oscar Veses, Barbara Evans, Susanne Bieker (2018)
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 …
Muspratt, A., Miller, A. (2018)
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 …
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 …
Muspratt, A., Miller, A. (2018)
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.
ESF, ISC, SuSanA Secretariat, GIZ, Samhita Social Ventures, QCI, MMC, NIUA, EcoPro, Caya Construct, Water.org, ASCI, UNICEF (2018)
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 …
SEI, GIZ, UNDP-SIWI Water Governance Facility, CEPT University, Water Research Commission of South Africa, SuSanA (2018)
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 …
Population Services International (PSI) (2018)
Patna, the state capital of Bihar, is situated on the southern bank of Ganga River. The city is surrounded by two other rivers on two other sides: Sone River and Pun-Pun River.
Patna is the second largest city in eastern India after Kolkata. For the preparation of the SFD, the territory of Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) is selected.
The total population of the city is 1.68 million with …
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 …
Link to Sanitation Marketing Toolkit containing publications and manuals.
WWAP (United Nations World Water Assessment Programme)/UN-Water (2018)
The United Nations World Water Development Report, Nature-based Solutions for Water, launched 19 March 2018 during the 8th World Water Forum, and in conjunction to the World Water Day, demonstrates how nature‐based solutions (NBS) offer a vital means of moving beyond business‐as‐usual to address many of the world’s water challenges while simultaneously delivering additional benefits vital …
Miller,A., Muspratt,A. (2018)
Liquid and solid waste management are huge and unsolved challenges in many developing cities. This
article makes the case that co-processing FS and MSW could help: 1) Tackle the public
and environmental health disasters associated with inadequate urban waste
management; and 2) Improve the operating economics of FS management.
Various Authors (2018)
The gender and sanitation value chain report is the first in a series of evidence reviews commissioned by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to highlight how gender influences development outcomes across sectors. This report seeks to uncover the evidence on gender differences in the sanitation value chain to show why gender matters across this sector. It includes an assessment of gender …
Pour mettre à l’échelle des mesures d’approvisionnement en eau et d’assainissement dans les zones urbaines à faible revenu il faut appliquer la bonne formule. Le Cube Magique (MajiCube) avec ses six faces, considère les éléments suivants: le cadre sectoriel, les acteurs de mise en œuvre, les systèmes d’information, le financement, l’accès a l’eau et la chaine …
Le programme de mise à l’échelle de l’assainissement de base pour les zones urbaines pauvres (UBSUP) est une solution éprouvée pour améliorer l’accès des ménages à l’assainissement dans les zones urbaines à faible revenu au Kenya, couvrant la chaine d’assainissement dans son intégralité : des toilettes jusqu’au traitement. UBSUP est géré par le Water Sector Trust Fund …
Gensch, R., Jennings, A., Renggli, S., Reymond, P. (2018)
Appropriate and adequate sanitation solutions are crucial for the protection of human health in emergencies. In recent years there has been an increasing number of sanitation innovations, appropriate for a variety of humanitarian contexts and a stronger sector focus on the entire sanitation service chain (from the toilet via collection and conveyance to the final treatment and safe disposal …
Huber, M. S. & Jennings, A. (2018)
This research aims to contribute a small part towards larger efforts building credible evidence and increasing understanding of the current proven solutions in the emergency context through two components. The first component aims to investigate and compile what options have been proven for applications in the emergency context. The second component aims to understand what are the driving forces …
This review synthesizes the latest understanding of key pathways of fecal microbes, in particular, enteric pathogens and soil-transmitted helminths (STHs), ingestion by Infants and young children (IYC), and the link to diarrhea, environmental enteric dysfunction (EED), and poor nutrition and development outcomes. The review is based on a thorough search of the scientific and gray literature on …
Various Authors (2018)
The 8th Emergency Environmental Health Forum (EEHF) event was hosted by the German WASH Network in close collaboration with the Secretariat of the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA) at GIZ. The aim of the 2018 EEHF is:
- To share new research and learning
- To discuss new approaches and innovation in the sector
- To bridge silos between WASH and other humanitarian sectors
- To identify …
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