This conference brings together experts from different sectors – water/sanitation, agriculture, soil, energy and health – to share experiences in the new field of Terra Preta Sanitation (TPS). TPS is being promoted as integrated sustainable solution to address poor sanitation, food insecurity, and soil degradation. It is inspired by the discovery of the anthropogenic ancient soils in the Amazon called Terra Preta.
- Join us for an online Wikipedia edit-a-thon on SDG 6 topics ("Wiki loves SDGs") during 19 to 26 September 2020 - by: Elisabeth September 23, 2020Still three more days to go with our online Wikipedia edit-a-thon, it's not yet too late to join! It goes until Saturday evening (26 September). I encourage you to take this opportunity for free training on Wikipedia editing and for learning how SDG 6 is really interwoven with the other 16 SDGs... (an edit-a-thon is an event where people come together - […]
- SFD week 2020, October 7-9, School of Water and Waste, Neemli, India - by: FinnS September 23, 2020Dear all, yet another short update on the SFD Week 2020: The CSE Knowledge Conclave-SFD Week 2020 dated April 1-3, 2020 and postponed to October 7-9, 2020 had been postponed to spring 2021. Best regards, Finn
- New sanitation blog: Talking Crap - by: curiousdungbeetle September 23, 2020Hi Elisabeth. I really wouldn't want to draw people away from the forum, but I think it's unlikely. First because the forum is well-established (unlike Talking Crap 😀) and second because they serve different purposes, even if audiences can cross. The way I see it, a blog means you can take time to research a topic, share personal views in longer fo […]
- Conversion of Leaching Pits into Septic tanks - by: JillHass September 23, 2020Dear Mayor Kumar, Good to hear that you are converting unlined pits into septic tanks. The additional primary treatment will support the protection of groundwater and public hygiene. Your greatest challenge with be concerning what to do with the enormous amount of liquid generated and requires disposal, or ideally reuse. There was a similar project which I d […]
- FSM toolbox pro assessment not working - by: Elisabeth September 23, 2020Hi Nida, Did you find an answer to your toolbox software question yet? I've just sent an e-mail to the contact person that's listed on their website ( www.fsmtoolbox.com/v1/contact ). I hope an answer can be found and posted here one way or another. In general, is the FSM toolbox helpful for your work? Regards, Elisabeth
- Join us for an online Wikipedia edit-a-thon on SDG 6 topics ("Wiki loves SDGs") during 19 to 26 September 2020 - by: Elisabeth September 23, 2020