Dr. Jay Graham of George Washington University was in Bangladesh and compiled a photo album of his visit at the link below:
- Re-launching the world’s most used water and sanitation knowledge platform sswm.info after a complete and thorough overhaul! - by: sswmweb August 16, 2018Hi Elisabeth, Thanks for the feedback on the new website. Our developers are currently implementing an AI-based search function that should make it very easy for practitioners to find exactly what they are looking for. The search should be functional at the end of August. It would be great if we could figure out a way to integrate the libraries. There have a […]
- safely managed sanitation system in rural area - by: sarbagya111 August 16, 2018What sort of sanitation systems (technology options) can be recommended for rural areas to achieve safely managed sanitation systems as defined by JMP definition? Does pour flush toilet with twin pits (with bottom unlined) serve as a safely managed sanitation system in rural area?
- Job Announcement: Manager of Communications and Visibility at the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) - by: secretariat August 16, 2018Dear all, Below is the the job announcement from the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW). Position Title: Manager of Communications and Visibility Duties and responsibility: The Manager of Communications and Visibility function is a strong support to the Director of Regional Engagement and Partnerships Development, who leads and develops an internal […]
- specific definition of a "safely managed pit latrines" according JMP ladder for sanitation and guide how to detrmine it in practice - by: hajo August 16, 2018hi for me 'safely managed' includes: a slab which prevents people from falling into the pit or having contact to its contents; a slab which can easily be cleaned preventing people from carrying faeces with their feet to elsewhere, i.e. wooden planks covered with soil I would not consider safe (the distribution of ascari eggs can go this route); saf […]
- Advocating for Increased use of Evidence in Sanitation Policies: The MEDS initiative by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. - by: muench August 16, 2018Dear Simon, Thanks for these clarifications. I found this statement of yours very true and wonder if we could ever overcome this kind of hesitation: But as often the case with organizations, there are policies that govern sharing of project information and unless compelled by a particular project or donor, there is always reluctance to share project informat […]
- Re-launching the world’s most used water and sanitation knowledge platform sswm.info after a complete and thorough overhaul! - by: sswmweb August 16, 2018