Monthly Archives: May 2012

TAF Experiences from Ghana

Kassim Yakububu Al-Hassan of Water Aid in Ghana presented the experiences from Ghana after applying TAF to rope pump in Ghana. The presentation covered the detailed roles of the partners. Prior to testing two trainings were carried out firstly for … Continue reading

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Experiences with TAF testing in Burkina Faso

Coulibaly Yacouba Noel of Water and Sanitation for West Africa shared the experiences from Burkina Faso. In his presentation Noel eluded that during TAF testing, the focus group discussions generated rich discussions. Many people approached during the testing were enthusaiatic … Continue reading

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Experiences of Testing TAF in Uganda.

Geofrey Kidega of WaterAid Uganda shared the Ugandan experiences with using TAF in Iganga and Mayuge districts on the rope pump technology. Kidega deliberated on methods, composition of study teams and challenges.   The insights from applying TAF will feed into … Continue reading

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Reviewing the Technology Applicability Framework.

5/29/2012. Vinny Casey of Water Aid officially opened the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) review workshop at lake Victoria Hotel in Entebbe Uganda that has brought together all the WASHTech consortium members to reflect on outcomes of testing of TAF in the … Continue reading

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WASHTech Burkina: La pompe à Corde, bien appréciée des communautés peine pourtant à être vulgarisée

Dans le cadre du test du Technology  Applicability Framework (TAF) du projet WASHTech, l’équipe de recherche de Burkina a effectué une visite terrain dans les provinces du Boulgou et du Boulkièmedé au cours du mois d’Avril. La visite terrain  a … Continue reading

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WASHTech presents at the Develoment Partners’ Joint Technical Review 2012

The Joint Technical Review of the Water and Environment Sector was  on the 24th to 26th in lira district.   This year’s theme focused on “addressing environmental challenges for sustainable development” with aim of accessing the progress made towards the implementation … Continue reading

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Pre-testing TAF: The Journey starts with the rope pump

The Rope pump is a simple and affordable technology manufactured locally by WATCOM Technical services in Uganda. The rope pump was introduced in Uganda by WaterAid in 2005. Since then the technology has been piloted and adopted in many parts … Continue reading

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Ensuring sustainable Water Supply: The Case of the Community Management Model.

The Northern Regional learning forum, the first of its kind set out to investigate how the community management model can strengthen the sustainable water supply in the post conflict region of Northern Uganda. Various efforts by government and NGOs have … Continue reading

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Leaflet available on the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) and the Technology Introduction Process (TIP) Guide

 The SKAT Foundation has produced a four-page leaflet explaining the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF)* and Technology Introduction Process (TIP) Guide, which the WASHTech project is developing. The TAF has being tested together with sector stakeholders in Burkina Faso, Ghana, and Uganda, while the TIP is undergoing a validation … Continue reading

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