Author Archives: dietvorst

About dietvorst

Information Specialist and Editor of E-Source, IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre, The Hague, The Netherlands

December 11, 2013 Webinar – Introducing and scaling up sustainable water and sanitation technologies

The WASHTech Consortium is organising a webinar to introduce the WASHTech’s tools and launch the online resource base Wednesday 11 December, 12.30-13.30 pm CET Register here Background This webinar introduces two new tools that will help to select water, sanitation and … Continue reading

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TAF addresses the challenge of technology in WASH (video)

The WASHTech video is here! It illustrates the challenge of technology in WASH and how the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) provides a systematic and participatory way of assessing and adopting technology innovation at scale, for services that last. The video … Continue reading

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1st WASHTech webinar attracts 25 participants and lots of questions

How were community members engaged in the piloting of the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) for the rope pump in Ghana? This was one of the questions asked during the Webinar “Investing in effective technologies with the Technology Applicability Framework”, which … Continue reading

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WASHTech at the IRC symposium in Addis Ababa

With two presentations and a pre-launch side event, WASHTech was well represented at the IRC Monitoring Sustainable WASH Service Delivery symposium. The symposium and side events took place from 9-12 April 2013 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Introducing the TAF André … Continue reading

Posted in Burkina Faso, Consortium events, Ghana, IRC, SKAT Foundation, Technology Applicability Framework, Technology Introduction Process Guide, TREND, Uganda, urine diverting dry toilets, WSA | 2 Comments

Pre-launch: context-specific validation and introduction of WASH technologies for sustainable services

Sustainable WASH services can only be achieved if the technology used to provide services is sound enough for the specific context. Too often, however, water and sanitation services stop because the WASH technology no longer functions or is too complicated … Continue reading

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Collecting Most Significant Change Stories for the WASHTech project

As we pass the half-way point of the WASHTech project, we are starting to see the impact we are making in Ghana, Uganda and Burkina Faso.   But we hope that the WASHTech project will reach much wider.   To assess our … Continue reading

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In this blog post Carmen da Silva promotes WASHTech’s Technology Assessment Framework as a tool to assess sanitation technologies.

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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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Technology selection in Uganda, Ghana and Burkina Faso reviewed

A new WASHTech report examines the current situation for the approval of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) technologies in Uganda, Ghana and Burkina Faso, including the Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice (KAP) of various sector stakeholders. It also assesses the need … Continue reading

Posted in Burkina Faso, Cranfield University, Ghana, KNUST, NETWAS Uganda, Synthesis reports, Technology Assessment, TREND, Uganda, WSA | 1 Comment

WASHTech according to…. [video]

Learn more about WASHTech from this video introducing the WASHTech partners

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