Category Archives: Technology Applicability Framework

Towards a better system than just trial and error

by the WASHtech consortium. A short overview by Krischan Makowka (UWASNET/HORIZONT3000 Technical Advisor) Introduction: During the last two decades Uganda has been a preferred location for piloting and introducing new WASH technologies which focus on developing countries. Generally this has … Continue reading

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Using the TAF to evaluate handpumps in different contexts

One of the exciting outputs from the WASHTech project has been the piloting the use of the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) to assess the India Mark II in Burkina Faso, Uganda (U2) and Ghana (Ghana Modified) and the Rope Pump … Continue reading

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Introducing and scaling up sustainable water and sanitation technologies

On December 11th IRC organised a webinar called ‘Introducing and scaling up sustainable water and sanitation technologies’. It focused on the current status of two tools developed by the WASHTech project, and introduced webinar participants to the new website providing … Continue reading

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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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New website gives the sector access to TAF

WASHTech is proud to present a new website that will make all WASHTech tools and publications available to sector actors and provide a platform for sharing experience on using the tools. washtechnologies.net provides access to the TAF manual, questionnaires and background material. … Continue reading

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WashTech side event at UNC Water & Health conference 2013

Over 750 million and 1 billion people lack access to improved water sources and adequate sanitation, respectively. There have been numerous efforts to reduce this number by scaling up WaSH technologies; however, these scale-up approaches have not always been successful. … Continue reading

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