sanitation

New Journal on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development

Submitted by Cesar CARMONA-MORENO on 9 December, 2010 - 19:12

Call for papers for the new Journal for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development
The Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, being launched cooperatively by the IWA and the Water institute at UNC, fills a critical gap and compliments other publications in the areas of WaSH and development. It is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to the dissemination of high-quality information on the science, policy and practice of drinking-water supply, sanitation and hygiene at local, national and international levels. The journal publishes original contributions including research, analysis, review and commentary. It emphasizes issues of concern in developing and middle-income countries and in disadvantaged communities world-wide.
www.iwaponline.com/washdev

35th WEDC International Conference

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 18 August, 2010 - 17:06
When: 
Start 06/07/2010 (All day) End 08/07/2010 (All day)

The future of water, sanitation and hygiene in low-income countries: Innovation, adaptation and engagement in a changing world.

6-8 July 2011, Loughborough University, UK

In celebration of the fortieth anniversary of WEDC in 2011, we are very pleased to announce that the 35th WEDC International Conference will be held at Loughborough University, UK, from 6th to 8th July 2011. The Call for Papers will be published by 31 July 2010.

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Peepoo system - what is it?

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 21 June, 2010 - 12:54

On the Saniblog.org The Peepoo bag system – top or flop?

Written by jke on April 30, 2010 – 4:37 pm

This blog post presents advantages and disadavantages of such a technic for urban poor population.

Most of the points where taken from the EcoSanRes Yahoo! group where the subject has been discussed for quite some time now. There also is an interesting short report with results of a medium-scale trial of these bags in Bangladesh (PDF; 1.7 MB) which was published in GTZ ecosan newsletter no. 34 in September 2009.

Water, sanitation and hygiene standards for schools in low-cost settings

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 17 February, 2010 - 13:52

Water, sanitation and hygiene standards for schools in low-cost settings, Geneva, Switzerland, World Heath Organization. - ix, 41 p. – Bibliography: p.39-41. – Includes glossary. - ISBN 978-92-4-154779-6

knowledge network for sustainable sanitation launched

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 26 January, 2010 - 18:27

The Ecological Sanitation Research group (EcoSanRes) at Stockholm
Environment Institute launched the Southern Africa knowledge node on
sustainable sanitation (SAKNSS) during the second Africa Water Week. It
is one of three nodes in Africa, the two others are in Burkina Faso
(CREPA) and Uganda (NETWAS Uganda). “Our aim is to train groups in
sustainable sanitation and develop local capacity to respond to demand
for information and training in the region, says Madeleine Fogde,
EcoSanRes Capacity Development Manager.” Other knowledge nodes have
been identified in Central America, Bolivia, China, the Philippines and
Nepal [1].

Mid Term Review of the Fifth National Development Plan

Submitted by Doetsch Jakob on 12 June, 2009 - 09:28

3rd International Dry Toilet Conference

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 12 November, 2008 - 18:37
When: 
Start 12/08/2009 - 18:37 End 15/08/2009 - 18:37

The 3rd International Dry Toilet Conference will be held in Tampere, Finland, on 12-15 August 2009.

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