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Managing sanitation effectively: two models of national utilities in Senegal and Burkina Faso
WEBINAR #02 of the Webinar series: Water Utility Engagement in Urban Sanitation

25 Oct. 2023 • 12:00 - 13:30 • Zoom (online)

Welcome to our exciting webinar, "Managing Sanitation Effectively: two national utility models in Senegal and Burkina Faso" In this informative session, we will explore the unique approaches taken by Senegal and Burkina Faso to tackle the crucial issue of urban sanitation at national level. Our discussion will focus on ONAS, Senegal's national office dedicated exclusively to the management of sanitation, and ONEA in Burkina Faso, which covers both water and urban sanitation services. Join us to discover the similarities and differences between these two models, and the valuable lessons we can learn for more effective sanitation management. Get ready to shed some light on your understanding of these two key players in the West African sanitation sector.

French version:
WEBINAIRE#02 : Gérer l'Assainissement avec Efficacité : deux modèles d’offices nationaux au Sénégal et au Burkina Faso

Bienvenue à notre passionnant wébinaire, "Gérer l'Assainissement avec Efficacité : deux modèles d'office nationaux au Sénégal et au Burkina Faso" Au cours de cette session instructive, nous explorerons les approches uniques adoptées par le Sénégal et le Burkina Faso pour aborder la question cruciale de l'assainissement urbain au niveau national. Notre discussion se concentrera sur l'ONAS, l'office national du Sénégal dédié à la gestion exclusive de l'assainissement, et l'ONEA au Burkina Faso, qui couvre à la fois les services d'eau et d'assainissement urbain. Rejoignez-nous pour découvrir les similitudes et les différences entre ces deux modèles, ainsi que les leçons précieuses que nous pouvons en tirer pour une gestion plus efficace de l'assainissement. Préparez-vous à éclairer votre compréhension de ces deux acteurs clés du secteur de l'assainissement en Afrique de l'Ouest.


Mr Sanou Tontama - Director of Sanitation Operations at the Burkina Faso National Water and Sanitation Office (Office National de l'Eau et de l'Assainissement – ONEA)

Dr. Papa Samba Diop - Technical advisor in charge of development and international relations at the Senegal National Sanitation Office (Office National de l’Assainissement - ONAS): Dr. Papa Samba Diop, with over 30 years of experience, served as ONAS' technical advisor for a decade. He chaired the African Water and Sanitation Association (AAEA) Scientific and Technical Council for seven years and was a World Water Council (WWC) Governor for one year. Dr. Diop holds multiple degrees, including an MBA and a PhD, with expertise in various fields like urban hydraulics, sanitation, plant management, and geotechnics. In addition to his engineering work, he actively contributes to strategic initiatives in Senegal and Africa's water sectors. . He chairs the AfWASA's Scientific Council for the past 7 years and is a governor on the World Water Council (WWC) for the past year. Notably, he played a key role in the 2022 World Water Forum's international steering committee in Dakar.

Mr. Moussa Seck – Director of Membership Services with the African Water and Sanitation Association (AfWASA): Moussa SECK is a WASH Specialist with more than 20 years’ experience in development programs more specifically in the WASH sector. He worked on access to water and sanitation, FSM for several donors and organizations in rural, urban and peri urban areas. Moussa SECK is the Director of Membership Services of AfWASA.

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