Our School Activity Collection assembles various activities on the vital topics of WASH, energy conservation, biodiversity and waste management.
SFD Promotion Initiative (2018)
This report summarizes the results obtained from an on-line survey conducted by the Shit Flow
Diagram Promotion Initiative (SFD-PI) as a key deliverable of the SFD project. The survey was launched
on April 11th, 2018 and ran for three weeks until May 1st, 2018.
The survey was intended to collect people’s opinions about different aspects of the SFD project,
including the web portal, the …
Selected sanitation projects from different parts of the world were requested to report on how SuSanA had influenced the work carried out. This resulted in a variety of evidence indicating that SuSanA can have a far-reaching effect providing expertise, convenor of meetings, a source of online information, networked contacts, discussion platform and a place to disseminate reports and …
This SuSanA Communications Plan is based on the CAWST Sector Knowledge Management Study which was funded as part of a grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (see link below).
The Communications Plan was written mainly by Arno Rosemarin and subsequently endorsed by the SuSanA secretariat and core group
It has 9 Appendices which are provided for download below.
The following were the …
Ray, I., Prasad, CS S. (2018)
November 19 is World Toilet Day. Enormous progress has been made in the global effort to provide safe and affordable toilets for the world’s poorest citizens since World Toilet Day was first declared in 2001. Significant strides have been made in “reinventing” toilet designs for low-income, water-short, unsewered urban zones; celebrites such as Bill Gates and Matt Damon have brought this …
Valenzuela, L. (2018)
This summary gives an overview of main actions planned and what partner organisations and members can expect from the Latin American Chapter. The SuSanA Latin American Chapter initiated in September 2018 and its first phase will run until September 2020.
The purpose of the Latin American Chapter is to promote regional knowledge production and exchange on sanitation issues so that best …
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 …
This compilation comprises synthesis documents from nine Thematic Discussion Series that were active in the SuSanA Forum between February 2015 and May 2017.
SuSanA's Thematic Discussion Series is an initiative to engage actors from interconnected areas of expertise. The discussions take place on the SuSanA Forum, are limited to 2-4 weeks and are guided and led by thematic experts. At the end …
Spuhler, D., Adams, M., Ddiba, D. and Tempel, A. (2016)
This paper aims at providing an overview of the importance of capacity building within the sustainable sanitation sector, highlighting the existing gaps regarding capacity development and continuing an agenda on how one can contribute towards effective capacity building to achieve the sustainable development goals in relation to sustainable sanitation. Based on a workshop at SuSanAs Working Group …
Abraham, B., Monse, B., Schlenk, J. & Wendland, C. (2018)
The scope and focus document of SuSanA Working Group (WG) 7 Sustainable WASH in Institutions and Gender Equality (Leave No One Behind – in communities, schools and other institutions)
WG 7 has two goals:
a. To strengthen water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) in schools and other institutions within community
structures. To learn more about the work of WG 7 in the field of WASH in schools, …
Sharma, R., Bieker, S., Tempel, A., Jacob, N., Saxena, S. (2018)
- Introduction and Context
- Conceptual clarity
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 …
Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (2017)
This guideline will assist SuSanA partners and all other organisations that are interested in organising a thematic discussion on the SuSanA Forum during the planning process. It provides helpful background information and recommendations on what to keep in mind to organise a successful thematic discussion. The guidelines have been developed based on feedback and recommendations received from …
SuSanA, WaterAid (2017)
WaterAid UK, WaterAid Ghana, and the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA) platform in partnership with Ghana’s Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources (MSWR) organised a one-day workshop in Accra, Ghana: 7th September, 2017 on opportunities for knowledge sharing partnership via the SuSanA platform.
Jacob, N. (2017)
From 4 – 23 September 2017, the India Santation Coalition under the umbrella of the SuSanA India Chapter organised a thematic online discussion about WASH in Schools in India.
The discussion examined how to improve WinS to a level where boys and girls have separate and adequate toilets, hand-washing facilities, hygiene is addressed in schools, and adolescent girls have usable …
Dauenhauer, K., Büürma, M., Schlenk, J., Sommer, M., Mahon, T. (2017)
Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) refers to the way in which women and girls deal with their menstruation. Girls usually menstruate for the first time between the age of 10 and 15. Learning about menstruation is thus vital for secondary school students, but it is not too early to raise awareness in elementary school. Given the number of people affected by MHM in some way or another, it is …
Ohler, S. (2017)
On the 17th of January 2017, the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA) celebrated its 10th anniversary at the GIZ headquarters in Eschborn, Germany. The celebration took place under the theme "10 years SuSanA: How the changed sanitation paradigm contributes to the Sustainable Development Goals".
During the event, SuSanA’s achievements, milestones, and impact in the sanitation sector were …
The Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA) joint roadmap 2015 to 2018 was drafted to organise the platform to respond more effectively to the challenges of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) and the Post-2015 Development Agenda.
The SuSanA strategy process was initiated following a plenary meeting at the Stockholm World Water Week 2012. On initiative of the secretariat, a core group and …
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 …
Jacob, N. (2017)
Case studies are an important tool of qualitative research but need to be prepared and used with care. This thematic discussion examines what constitutes a case study, how they can be collected, validated and distributed, and how they can help scale up projects.
Jacob, N., Saxena, S., Shahpuri, A., Nath, V. (2017)
The India Sanitation Coalition (ISC) and Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA) are pleased to present this report of the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), two and a half years after its launch. This document captures the ideas from ISC partner experiences, as well as e-discussions on the India Chapter of the SuSanA platform. It builds on these with secondary research to present the status of SBM in …
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