Category Archives: Technology Assessment

TAF to be tested on other technologies Rwenzori region

A comment from the recently concluded Hand Pump Mechanics Association Learning Visit to Rwenzori region indicated the need for the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) to be tested on existing technologies in the region like the Manual drilling rig. This was  … 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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Assessing the potential of solar powered pumping for domestic water supply in Uganda

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

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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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Reviewing the Technology Applicability Framework.

5/29/2012. Vinny Casey of Water Aid officially opened the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) review workshop at lake Victoria Hotel in Entebbe Uganda that has brought together all the WASHTech consortium members to reflect on outcomes of testing of TAF in the … 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

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WASHTech Ghana selects WASH technologies for assessment

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

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WASHTech: Promises for visibility in the WASH sector in Uganda

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.

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The set up of WASHTech in Uganda

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

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WASHTech consortium meeting – taking stock, questioning and going ahead

What has happened in WASHTech in the past six to nine months? Where are the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) and Guidance for Technology Introduction (GTI) at? How far and solid is the embedding process in Burkina Faso, Ghana and Uganda? Is … Continue reading

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