Category Archives: Ghana

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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TAF stands out at Regional HWTS workshop exhibition

From 6-8 May, the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) stood out as the Water Sanitation and Hygiene Technologies (WASHTech) Ghana project team participated in a market place exhibition at the West Africa Regional Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage (HWTS) Workshop … 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

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Stakeholders review stories to monitor the process of change

- Abu Wumbei, RCN Ghana WASH sector stakeholders on the WASH Technologies (WASHTech) Ghana project learning alliance (LA) recently met to review and select 5 of 15 shortlisted most significant change (MSC) stories. At the end of the meeting, one … Continue reading

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Understanding the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF)

“Let’s invite WASHTECH to apply the TAF tool on this Household Water Treatment and Storage (HWTS) technology, the communities choices system, to determine whether it needs to be scaled up”. This came up at the 26th edition of the National … Continue reading

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Progress on TAF development and stakeholder engagement

The WASHTech project is making progress in Burkina Faso, Ghana and Uganda. Country research teams are testing the draft Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) and various tools  in selected villages for selected technologies in all three countries. This year, three rounds … Continue reading

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