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- NETWAS Uganda to sensitize stakeholders on need to have sector specific Guidelines for Technology Introduction
- Webinar: investing in effective technologies with the Technology Applicability Framework
- WASHTech Burkina – “Most Significant Change Stories” 2012
- 2ème atelier du TIF au Burkina
- WASHTech at the IRC symposium in Addis Ababa
- Consortium events (8)
- Countries (41)
- Project Outputs (42)
- Project Partners (34)
- Technology Assessment (9)
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- WASH Technologies (16)
- Hygiene technologies (1)
- Sanitation (5)
- Water supply (10)
- Webinar: investing in effective technologies with the Technology Applicability Framework May 27, 2013Reblogged from WASHTech, THE project (2011-2013): Investing in the right technologies in a given context is an important step towards improving sustainability of WASH services. The Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) responds to an identified need for a tool to help decision makers … Continue reading →
- Pre-launch: context-specific validation and introduction of WASH technologies for sustainable services February 20, 2013Sustainable 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 →
- For a lighter burden: competition for a better water container October 11, 2012The Water Channel is offering US$ 500 for the best idea for an alternative to the jerry can. The ergonomics of the jerry cans are clearly wrong, says Frank van Steenbergen. Up to 80 million women in Africa have to … Continue reading →
- Progress on TAF development and stakeholder engagement August 28, 2012Reblogged from WASHTech, THE project (2011-2013): 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 … Continue reading →
- Reinventing the toilet? August 14, 2012“We need innovators and creative thinkers to solve the sanitation challenge. And technology is one part of the puzzle. In addition to improving technology, we need to reflect on what we know already, understand what sanitation options people want and … Continue reading →
- Webinar: investing in effective technologies with the Technology Applicability Framework May 27, 2013
Category Archives: Press releases/leaflets
In Kanungu district of south western Uganda, the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) work was used to assess the potential of solar powered water pumping in the country.The exercise involved representatives from the Ministry of Water and Environment, Technical Support Units … Continue reading
The SKAT Foundation has produced a two-page leaflet explaining the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF)*, which the WASHTech project is developing. The TAF is currently being tested together with sector stakeholders in Burkina Faso, Ghana, and Uganda. A final version will be available by 2013. The TAF … Continue reading
Dr. Al-Hassan Sumani, the Director of Water at the Ministry of Water Resources Works and Housing (WD-MWRWH) formally launched the WASH Technologies (WASHTech) Ghana project on the National Level Learning Alliance platform in Accra.
The Water Sanitation and Hygiene Technologies (WASHTech) project Learning Alliance selected seven water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) technologies for initial investigation. The technologies selected, among others included, the STWS systems – SS filtration and Rope pump for water; the Enviroloo, … Continue reading
The Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Technologies (WASHTech) project was introduced to a team of sector experts forming the project technical working committee. The process was led TREND, a national NGO operating in the water and sanitation sector. The project is … Continue reading
Within six months of the introducing the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) concepts, evidence suggests that the TAF is being recognized in the WASH sector in Uganda as acknowledged in the Sector Performance Report (SPR) 2011.
The Ugandan water and sanitation sub sector is not short of new and emerging technologies, however in the recent years, there is hardly any technology that has been adopted into national strategies, nor taken up by private enterprises. One key … Continue reading
Many African countries are NOT going to meet the MDGs on water and sanitation. Too often, the water supply systems break down and do not get repaired, as the technologies used are not sound for the local context, too expensive … Continue reading