Category Archives: IRC

Tools for sustainable service delivery

What sort of tools do you need to support more sustainable service delivery? Sustainable Services at Scale, the Triple-S project- has developed a tools survey to inventorise the kinds of tools that could help improve water service delivery. The survey complements … Continue reading

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Webinar: From Technologies to Lasting Services – Identifying and Addressing Barriers to Sustainability

On January 21st, Engineering for Change will host a webinar about the tools developed by the WASHTech consortium. Time: 11:00 a.m. New York, EST (convert to your time) Presenters: André Olschewski, Water, Environmental Management and Spatial Planning Specialist, Skat Foundation; Benedict Tuffuor, … 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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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

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Sustainable services: WASHTech pre-launch at IRC symposium

WASHTech will be organising two activities during the Symposium on Monitoring Sustainable WASH service delivery in Addis Ababa (April 2013). The Symposium is organised by IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre and hosted by the Ministry of Water and Energy, and the Ministry of … Continue reading

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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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