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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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Various Authors (2019)

SFD Week 2019, Rajasthan, India
SFD Week material

The SFD week conducted from 2nd to 5th April 2019, was a three-day conclave on sanitation that helped around 140 sector players, from across India and beyond, to not only learn from the deliberations that went by throughout the week but also witness and enjoy the serene atmosphere that AAETI offers.

Here, you find the external link to the SFD Week material (presentations, videos, pictures) on …

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World Bank (2019)

Evaluating the Potential of Container-Based Sanitation

Urban population growth in many developing countries outpaces gains in improved sanitation access and services. In such circumstances, the traditional approach to urban sanitation, premised on extending sewerage networks and building wastewater treatment (WWT) plants, will not be sufficient to deliver citywide sanitation services for all. Alternative approaches are needed to deliver adequate and …

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Ashutosh Pattnaik (2019)

Vote for Clean Water
Short film by Ashutosh Pattnaik

The film uses the common sight of leaders making many promises in rural areas. It compels a child to take a glass of visibly polluted water from her village to the leader, requesting for clean water. The focus here is to bring to attention that a vote for safe water is what we need to ensure the safety of our children.

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Mills, F., Kohlitz, J., Carrad, N., Willetts, J. (2019)

Considering climate change in urban sanitation
Conceptual approaches and practical implications

This paper presents a comprehensive conceptualisation of how climate change could be considered in urban sanitation policy and programming.

Given the urban sanitation crisis facing many cities in developing countries, consideration of climate change can seem like an unwanted distraction from the immediate problems at hand (Bartram, et al., 2017). Climate hazards are often perceived as …

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Evans, R., Broch Alvarez, V. (2019)

Nepal´s Menstrual Movement
How "MenstruAction" is making life better for girls and women in Nepal - month after month

Nepal’s Menstrual Movement – The topic MHM has gained considerable momentum in Nepal since the earthquake in 2015. The fantastic work of development initiatives and activists of the MHM Practitioner Alliance Nepal is documented in the report ‘Nepal’s Menstrual Movement’. It has been launched on MH Day 2019 parallel in Berlin and Kathmandu and is available for download here.

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SuSanA (2019)

Everything there is to know about the SuSanA Discussion Forum

This slide deck provides you with detailed information about the SuSanA Discussion Forum. You can use these slides in your own presentations if you want to explain the Discussion Forum to somebody.

The presentation consists of three parts:
Part 1: General information about the SuSanA Discussion Forum
Part 2: Statistical information on Forum usage
Part 3: Slides to initiate discussions and …

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Cecilia Rodriguez y Lourdes Valenzuela (2019)

PPT Bienvenida Puntos Focales SuSanA Latinoamerica

12 slides de introducción a SuSanA Latinoamerica, cronograma, responsabilidades y acciones.

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GIZ (2019)

Making Children Fit For School
Transforming Schools Into Healthy Places

The F4S approach uses the school setting to support the institutionalization of health-promoting behaviour of children. This includes washing hands with soap, brushing teeth with fluoride toothpaste, daily cleaning of sanitary facilities, etc. The measures in schools include a clear set of rules for routine group activities, simple infrastructural measures such as group washing facilities and …

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WoMena (2019)

WoMena FAQ: Do menstrual products contain harmful substances?

WOMENA SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Should we worry? Many people worry that menstrual products may contain harmful substances, particularly since products are used for a prolonged time in close contact with highly absorbent skin around the vagina. So, should we be concerned?

What are the ingredients in menstrual products? Ingredients vary greatly, both by type and brand of product. One …

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SNV (2019)

Identifying the last 10% of households practising open defecation in rural Tanzania

Since 2017, SNV and the Government of Tanzania have been implementing the Sustainable Sanitation and Hygiene for All (SSH4A) programme in eight Tanzanian districts. To date, the number of households that use toilets has increased to 90%. In the period March–April 2019, SNV Tanzania undertook a household survey in the eight project districts to identify the 10% of households still practising …

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ISF-UTS and SNV (2019)

Scheduled emptying services as an entry point for change

Addressing urban sanitation requires a concurrent focus on both infrastructure and service delivery systems. Where on-site sanitation is the main type of sanitation, as in the programme cities, a focus on safe faecal sludge management was required. Regular emptying of on-site containment systems is a key service delivery challenge that provides an entry point for improving urban sanitation …

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Al Saleh, T. (2019)

Faecal Sludge Management
Operational Manual

Due to the lack of investment in a proper sanitation system in the Philippines - including sewage collection and treatment - close to 20% of the population (approx. 20 million) suffer from inadequate access to sanitation and 9 million rely on unsafe water sources. Additionally, a significant portion of the population is resorting to open defecation (6 million) as a negative coping mechanism, …

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SMCR (2019)

SMCR Conference
Abstract Program

It seems people these days can’t stop talking about periods. From derision by presidential candidates, to taboo-breaking Instagrammers and marathoners, menstruation is no longer in the closet. The Society for Menstrual Cycle Research (SMCR) has been building the evidence base and articulating menstruation’s role in health and well-being for over 40 years. SMCR was the first multidisciplinary …

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Wald, C. (2019)

Cities without sewers (English, Creole)

Where conventional sanitation is out of reach, old methods paired with new science can get human waste safely back in the ground, with environmental benefits and more. A project in Haiti is leading the way for cities without sewers.

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SNV (2019)

Jirani sanitation groups
Sustaining open defecation free status in Tanzania

The sustainability of open defecation free (ODF) status in rural areas where toilets frequently collapse is a global concern.
In Tanzania, SNV has developed an innovative approach called Jirani sanitation groups (JSGs). 'Jirani' means neighbour and the approach is based on community support; if a toilet collapses another can be built with the help of neighbours.

This case study presents the …

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SNV (2019)

Emotional demonstrations (emo-demos) of handwashing with soap at vaccination centres

Emotional demonstrations (emo-demos) are used in behaviour-centred design to trigger behaviour changes, such as handwashing with soap, by creating disgust and shame.
Through the Sustainable Sanitation and Hygiene For All (SSH4A) programme, vaccination centres in villages were found to be an ideal place to raise awareness of the importance of washing hands with soap among pregnant women, mothers …

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SEI (2018)

Documents from the SuSanA BMGF Grant led by SEI (Phases 1 to 3)
Various documents from this project

This library entry contains documents produced during 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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TBC (2018)

Smart Sanitation City
The Sanitation Economy At City Scale

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 …

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TBC (2018)

The Sanitation Economy In Agriculture
A Guide For Business

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 …

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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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Jacob, N. (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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