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Registration for the SuSanA network and discussion forum

You are warmly invited to register for the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA), including the discussion forum, as an individual member.

Upon approval of your registration request for SuSanA membership - which will take a maximum of two working days - you can start making postings on the popular SuSanA discussion forum. You can register for receiving the SuSanA forum e-mail digest, the SuSanA News (every three months), mailings of your chosen thematic working groups as well as from the regional chapters.

When you sign up, we will use your personal information exclusively to set up a user account for you as a SuSanA member. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information and you can also delete your user account yourself at any time. Details, on how we are processing your personal information and how you can object to the data processing, can be found in our Data policy.

The registration is free of charge.

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Which thematic areas of SuSanA are you interested in?

Join working group 1 to strategically accelerate and influence the capacity development process for sustainability in the sanitation sector.
Join working group 2 to enrich the weak data base on finance and economics - which play a key role in the selection and sustainability of sanitation systems.
Join working group 3 to raise awareness about the energy production potential of sustainable sanitation systems, thereby reducing dependence on imported or fossil-fuel energy sources.
Join working group 4 to develop technological options that make sanitation systems sustainable and improve public health, especially in developing countries.
Join working group 5 to raise awareness about the reuse-oriented sustainable sanitation approach and its prospective contribution to global food security; further, help to promote this approach on a large scale.
Join working group 6 to develop strategies on how cities can adopt an appropriate planning, implementation, and management process that leads towards more sustainable sanitation solutions.
Join working group 7 to raise awareness for community, rural and school sanitation by creating discussion and therewith enhance networking opportunities. Join to work on integrating the specific needs of both men and women in sustainable sanitation, thereby ensuring total acceptance and usability of the systems.
Join working group 8 to combine the knowledge from experts in the field of sustainable sanitation with that of emergency response and reconstruction, for the purpose of promoting and disseminating information on best practice sustainable sanitation systems.
Join working group 9 to help develop an open-source data base on best practices of income-generating sustainable sanitation solutions and to help create global awareness of sustainable sanitation options, and on how to make them more accessible and affordable in the local and global market especially for the poor.
Join working group 10 to discuss and disseminate information on best practice examples of operation and maintenance systems for sustainable sanitation by elaborating fact sheets, case studies, posters and other information materials.
Join working group 11 to create awareness and formulate recommendations for the protection of groundwater through sustainable sanitation.
Join working group 12 to lobby for more rigorous research and policy coherence and to raise awareness for the link between WASH, health and nutrition
Join WG13 to identify, share, and promote new and current methodologies, good practices and cases of behaviour change

Which SuSanA Regional Chapters are you interested in?

Join the SuSanA Regional Chapter India to exchange your knowledge and network and collaborate with other sanitation enthusiasts who are active in India.
Join the SuSanA Regional Chapter WANA to exchange your knowledge and network and collaborate with other actors in the WANA region.
Join the SuSanA Regional Chapter Latin America to exchange your knowledge and network and collaborate with other sanitation enthusiasts who are active in the region.
Join the SuSanA Chapter Africa to exchange your knowledge and network and collaborate with other sanitation enthusiasts who are active in Africa.

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Stay informed about the activities of SuSanA and its partners. The SuSanA newsletter is sent out around four times per year. It contains information about news, events, new partners, projects, discussions and publications of the SuSanA network.

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Resources and publications

Our library has more than 3,000 publications, factsheets, presentations, drawings etc. from many different organisations. It continues to grow thanks to the contributions from our partners.

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The three links below take you to special groups of items in the library for more convenient access:


The project database contains nearly 400 sanitation projects of many different organizations dealing with research, implementation, advocacy, capacity development etc. Advanced filtering functions and a global map are also available. Information on how and why this database was created is here.

People working for SuSanA partners can add their own projects through their partner profile page. You might need your SuSanA login upgraded for this purpose. Please contact us if you would like to add a project.

Trainings, conference and events materials

Missed important conferences or courses? Catch up by using their materials for self study. These materials have been kindly provided by SuSanA partners.

Shit flow diagrams, excreta flow diagrams (309 SFDs worldwide)

Shit flow diagrams (SFDs) help to visualize excreta management in urban settings. Access SFDs and more through the SFD Portal.

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Discussion forum

Share knowledge, exchange experiences, discuss challenges, make announcements, ask questions and more. Hint: Your discussion forum login is the same as your SuSanA login. More about the forum's philosophy »

Integrated content

We are hosting content from some other communities of practice and information-sharing portals. This section also provides a link to SuSanA's Sanitation Wikipedia initiative.

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SuSanA partners

Not yet a SuSanA partner? Show your organisation's support to SuSanA's vision and engage in  knowledge sharing by becoming partners.

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Individual membership

Register as an individual member of SuSanA free of charge. As a member you can interact with thousands of sanitation enthusiasts on the discussion forum.  You can also get engaged in one of our 13 working groups and our regional chapters. Our FAQs explain the benefits further.

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