29th SuSanA meeting, Kampala, Uganda

February 2020 | Kampala, Uganda

The 29th SuSanA meeting took place on Saturday, 22 February 2020 - just before the The African Water Association (AfWA) International Congress and Exhibition in Kampala, Uganda.  The meeting was convened by the SuSanA Secretariat in collaboration with Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) and Water for People

The full-day meeting took place at Protea Hotel Kampala, Elgon Terrace, 9421 John Babiha (Acacia) Ave. 

The SuSanA networking dinner took place at The Great Indian Dhaba, Wampevo Avenue, starting from 7pm. 

#susana29 was the order of the day on twitter. (the SuSanA Twitter handle is @susana_org).

This SuSanA meeting laid emphasis on the following topics within the sessions:

Session 1: Introduction and overview of recent developments

Session 2: City-wide inclusive sanitation (CWIS) and the broader picture

Session 3: International and regional sanitation monitoring

Session 4: Systems strengthening in sanitation and hygiene

Moderated and expert-led group discussions (potential topics, tbc: Systems strengthening tools, fragile areas, citizen empowerment, resource recovery from FSM, equity and non-discrimination, gender, financing instruments/costing tools)

Session 5: Sanitation workers and progress in Faecal Sludge Management (FSM)

Session 6: Wrap-up & Outlook

The meeting agenda can be found here

The menitmeter evaluation of the 29th SuSanA meeting suggested (among other things):

- More interactive sessions and networking
- More case studies from the field
- More group work

The meeting presentations are available as PDF below

Session 1: Introduction and overview on recent developments

Session 2: City wide inclusive sanitation (CWIS) and the broader picture

Session 3: International and regional sanitation monitoring

Session 4: Systems strengthening in sanitation and hygiene

Session 5: Sanitation workers and the progress in Faecal Sludge Management (FSM)

Session 6: Wrap-up and Outlook

The follow-up discussions on different topics have kick-started on the SuSanA forum, let us continue conversing about sustainable sanitation post meetings;


SuSanA Working Group 4 (Sanitation Systems) and 6 (Cities) meeting

Apart from the 29th SuSanA meeting, the SuSanA Working Group 4 (Sanitation Systems) and 6 (Cities) held a joint meeting on Monday 24th February 2020. The meeting provided a platform for learning & exchange on current WG activities and included topics such as city wide inclusive sanitation, SFDs and city service delivery assessment as well as source-to-sea management. Please find below the meeting agenda and presentations from this meeting

Find the WG Meeting agenda here

Meeting presentations as PDF:

Photo: NatureDanThe Royal mile in KampalaCC BY-SA 3.0

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