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Rudolph, H.-H., Mbalo, D., Becker, A., Weber, L. (2014). Water, Life and Perspectives - Intergenerational Dialogue in Mathare, Kenya [DRAFT]. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). [4.07 MB]

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The crisis in Kenya’s low-income urban settlements is dramatic. The Greater Nairobi area alone currently has more than four million inhabitants. The number will almost double in …

Uploaded on 25 Jul 2014 • Views: 8 • Downloads: 0

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Jiménez Cisneros, B. (2014). Software to identify and quantify pathogenic helminth eggs - Various documents on results from research grant. Name of lead organization: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico. [226.54 KB]

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This library entry contains background documents for a grant that Blanca Jiménez Cisneros is leading and which is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. …

Uploaded on 22 Jul 2014 • Views: 121 • Downloads: 3

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Andersson, K (2014). Agricultural trials demonstrate benefits of urine harvesting and sustainable sanitation - Fact Sheet. Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Stockholm, Sweden. [2.06 MB]

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This fact sheet describes a pilot project in Bind Block, Bihar State, India that set up urine-harvesting facilities and agricultural trials to demonstrate to local farmers and …

Uploaded on 21 Jul 2014 • Views: 127 • Downloads: 0

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Ekane, N. (2013). Sanitation Policy and Practice in Rwanda: Tackling the Disconnect - Policy brief. Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Stockholm, Sweden. [1.7 MB]

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A coherent national policy on sanitation and hygiene is critical for raising the profile of the sanitation and hygiene sector and for improving access to safe and hygienic …

Uploaded on 21 Jul 2014 • Views: 122 • Downloads: 0

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Ekane, N., Nykvist, B., Kjellén, M., Noel, S., Weitz, N. (2014). Multi-level sanitation governance: Understanding and overcoming the challenges in the sanitation sector in Sub-Saharan Africa - Working paper. Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Stockholm, Sweden. [1.79 MB]

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This paper uses analysis of multi-level governance, path dependency, and institutional inertia to help understand some of the challenges in the sanitation sector in sub-Saharan …

Uploaded on 21 Jul 2014 • Views: 73 • Downloads: 1

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Gensch, R., Hansen, R., Ihme, M. (2014). Linking Relief and Development in the WASH Sector - An overview and contribution to the international debate. German WASH Network, Berlin, Germany. [4.03 MB]

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The publication aims to provide a more in-depth overview of existing definitions, prevalent categorisations and models that are currently being used to describe the relief to …

Uploaded on 21 Jul 2014 • Views: 70 • Downloads: 0

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GIZ - SNUSP (2013). Handbook for plumbers on household connectivity. GIZ - Support to theNational Urban Sanitation Policy (SNUSP), New Delhi, India. [1.65 MB]

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The Handbook on household connectivity for Plumbers is designed (from Indian context)as an aid for plumbers to take informed decisions in the field. It does not override any state …

Uploaded on 21 Jul 2014 • Views: 82 • Downloads: 7

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von Muench, E., Rosemarin, A., Spuhler, D. (2014). Expansion of the Sanitation Network into the SuSanA Community (Phase 1) and Extension of the SuSanA Discussion Forum (Phase 2) - Various documents on results from research grant. Stockholm Environment Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. [1.42 MB]

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This library entry contains background documents for a grant that Arno Rosemarin is leading and which is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. …

Uploaded on 16 Jul 2014 • Views: 197 • Downloads: 1

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WASTE (2014). Emergency sanitation project - Progress report. International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). [754.21 KB]

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The Emergency Sanitation Project (ESP) aims to increase the global understanding of current and future emergency sanitation solutions and to propose new concepts and modular …

Uploaded on 16 Jul 2014 • Views: 200 • Downloads: 1

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WASTE (2014). Malawi field trials - Emergency sanitation. WASTE, The Netherlands. [2.88 MB]

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This handout on the treatment of faecal sludge for emergency situations by WASTE Advisers is part of the Emergency Sanitation Project (ESP) and the S(P)EEDKITS Project. The ESP …

Uploaded on 16 Jul 2014 • Views: 190 • Downloads: 0

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WRC (2014). DEWATS process for decentralised wastewater treatment - Technical lessons from eThekwini Municipality. Water Research Commision (WRC), Gezina ZA, South Africa. [2.16 MB]

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Decentralised wastewater treatment involves treatment and disposal of wastewater close to the source it was generated from. Decentralised Wastewater Treatment System (DEWATS) …

Uploaded on 10 Jul 2014 • Views: 401 • Downloads: 40

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WRC (2014). Achieve Green Drop status - Kruger National Park chooses green technology to achieve a Green Drop - Lesson series May 2014. Water Research Commision (WRC), Gezina ZA. [1.83 MB]

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Most people associate the Kruger National Park (KNP) with exciting game sightings and a pristine bush veld experience. When one enters the wastewater plant at Skukuza, this …

Uploaded on 10 Jul 2014 • Views: 341 • Downloads: 2

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WSP (2014). (The) Missing Link in Sanitation Service Delivery. A Review of Fecal Sludge Management in 12 Cities. Water and Sanitation Programm (WSP). [1.56 MB]

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Globally, the great majority of urban dwellers, especially poor people, rely for their sanitation on non-sewered systems that generate a mix of solid and liquid wastes generally …

Uploaded on 9 Jul 2014 • Views: 347 • Downloads: 7

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WHO/UNICEF (2014). WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation (JMP). WHO/UNICEF, Geneva, Switzerland. [6.54 MB]

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This Progress on Drinking Water and Sanitation report evaluates access to drinking-water and sanitation worldwide and progress towards related targets under Millennium Development …

Uploaded on 9 Jul 2014 • Views: 225 • Downloads: 9

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UN (2014). Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UNECLAC). United Nations. [2.52 MB]

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The Handbook is a guide to pre and post disaster response management. Chapter 10 examines the implications for Water and Sanitation in 5 sections, first providing some general …

Uploaded on 9 Jul 2014 • Views: 206 • Downloads: 3

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Mengueze, S., Mbuvi, D., Dickin, S., Schuster-Wallace, C. (2014). A micro financing framework for rural water and sanitation provisioning in Sub-Saharan Africa - Report. United Nations. [1.85 MB]

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This report explores a hybrid mechanism of microfinance, based on community networks and third party collateral for meso-scale loans, to provide a different financing model for …

Uploaded on 9 Jul 2014 • Views: 188 • Downloads: 3

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WISA (2014). On-site sanitation developments, presentations of Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA) Biennial Conference in Nelspruit. South Africa. [3.51 MB]

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The WRC has co-hosted The Sanitation Community of Practice workshop on the 28th May 2014, 8:30-12:30 Cheetah Room at Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA) Biennial Conference …

Uploaded on 3 Jul 2014 • Views: 419 • Downloads: 7

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Gensch, R., Hansen, R., Ihme, M. (2014). Linking Relief and Development in the WASH Sector - An Overview and Contribution to the International Debate. German WASH Network. [4.03 MB]

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The paper aims to provide a more in-depth overview of existing definitions, prevalent categorisations and models that are currently being used to describe the relief to development …

Uploaded on 3 Jul 2014 • Views: 331 • Downloads: 4

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McCarty, P.L., Bachmann, A. (1992). Bioconversion Reactor [Anaerobic Baffled Reactor, ABR] - Anaerobic fermentation patent. United States Patent and Trademark Office. [1.18 MB]

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A bioconversion reactor for the anaerobic fermentation of organic material. The bioconversion reactor comprises a shell enclosing a predetermined volume, an inlet port through …

Uploaded on 30 Jun 2014 • Views: 458 • Downloads: 13

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O’Reilly, K., Louis, E. (2014). The toilet tripod: Understanding successful sanitation in rural India. Elsevier. [352.47 KB]

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Building toilets and getting people to use them is critical for public health. We deployed a political ecology approach specifically to identify the multi-scalar political, …

Uploaded on 27 Jun 2014 • Views: 413 • Downloads: 5

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SNV & FACT Foundation (2014). Productive Biogas - Current and Future Development - Five case studies across Vietnam, Uganda, Honduras, Mali and Peru. SNV & FACT. [4.81 MB]

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« We have reduced our energy costs by 90% and our fertilizer costs by over 80% », explains Maria Villada, as she watches workers converting local milk into cheese for sale in …

Uploaded on 12 Jun 2014 • Views: 670 • Downloads: 21

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Tanji, R. (2009). Evaluation d’une expérience d’assainissement/épuration décentralisé destinée aux centres périurbains de Casablanca : Cas du projet de Douar Rmel (in French) - Evaluation of sanitation/decentralised treatment project for peri-urban areas of Casablanca: case of Douar Rmel. Mémoire de troisième cycle pour l’obtention du diplôme d’Ingénieur d’Etat en Génie Rural, Institute Agronomique et Vétérinaire Hassan II, Rabat, Royaume du Maroc. [1.94 MB]

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La station pilote de Douar RMEL a été construite par la Lyonnaise des Eaux de Casablanca …

Uploaded on 10 Jun 2014 • Views: 624 • Downloads: 3

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Diener et al. (2014). A value proposition - Resource recovery from faecal sludge—Can it be the driver for improved sanitation. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Elsevier. [863.62 KB]

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Abstract …

Uploaded on 10 Jun 2014 • Views: 581 • Downloads: 15

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Keipp, W., Schuen, R., Hoffmann, H. (2013). Integrated urban sanitation at scale - Discussion paper. KfW Bankengruppe, Frankfurt/Main, Germany. [1.25 MB]

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This trilogy of working papers covers the topics of technology, finance and hygiene and gives specific recommendations for the integration of non-sewer-based sanitation in urban …

Uploaded on 3 Jun 2014 • Views: 470 • Downloads: 40

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Cranston, P. (2014). Knowledge Management and Building Demand for Sanitation. Final report from a consultancy assignment for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) program, Euforic Services, Oxford, UK. [1.95 MB]

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This document is the final report from a consultancy assignment focusing on Knowledge Management in the Building Demand for Sanitation (BDS) portfolio of the Bill & Melinda Gates …

Uploaded on 29 May 2014 • Views: 505 • Downloads: 14

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Fonder, N. (2010). Hydraulic and removal efficiencies of horizontal flow treatment wetlands. PhD Thesis, Université de Liège Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech, Gembloux, Belgium. [10.34 MB]

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The hydraulic and removal efficiencies of a Horizontal Flow Treatment Wetlands (HF TW) were …

Uploaded on 27 May 2014 • Views: 537 • Downloads: 16

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Mijthab M., Woods E., Lokey H., Foote A., Rieck. C (2013). Sanivation and MoSan Toilet - 4 week Service Pilot in Karagita Naivasha, Kenya. GIZ and Sanivation. [2.29 MB]

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Having worked in Naivasha since November, 2012 the Sanivation team became aware that in-home toilets could provide an alternative solution to the standard pit latrines in the area. …

Uploaded on 27 May 2014 • Views: 400 • Downloads: 11

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Driouache, A. H. (1999). Optimierung der Abwasserreinigung durch Biogasverwertung auf der Kläranlage Ben Sergao/Agadir, Marokko (in German) - Optimisation of wastewater treatment via biogas utilisation at the WWTP Ben Sergao/Agadir, Morocco. PhD Thesis, Fakultät für Bauingenieur- und Vermessungswesen der Universität Fridericiana zu Karlsruhe (TH), Germany. [946.79 KB]

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Die Kläranlage Ben Sergao ist für 750 m³ Abwasser pro Tag (10.000 EW) ausgelegt, …

Uploaded on 27 May 2014 • Views: 316 • Downloads: 3

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von Muench, E. (2014). Ein kleine Sensibilisierung für das Thema Sanitärversorgung für Grundschulkinder (in German) - Sensibilisation for the topic of sanitation for primary school children. Presentation at a primary school in Germany. [9.02 MB]

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This presentation was used during two lesson hours (2 x 45 minutes) at a school in Germany, to create some awareness amongst the school children (10 years old) about the importance …

Uploaded on 27 May 2014 • Views: 278 • Downloads: 17

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Niebel, S. (2010). Charakteristik von Toilettenpapier vor dem Hintergrund seiner gezielten Hydrolyse (in German) - Characeristics of toilet paper in the context of targeted hydrolysis. Bachelor Thesis, Faculty for Civil Engineering at Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany. [3.12 MB]

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Description (in German): …

Uploaded on 21 May 2014 • Views: 303 • Downloads: 3

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Soudi, B. (2003). Rapport d’évaluation des centres de Co-traitement des déchets ménagers mis en place à Missour, Oulmès et Tiflet (in French) - Evaluation report of centres for co-treatment of household wastes at à Missour, Oulmès et Tiflet. Consultancy report for ENDA Maghreb. [620.97 KB]

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Le présent rapport s’inscrit dans le cadre d’une mission d’évaluation des …

Uploaded on 15 May 2014 • Views: 325 • Downloads: 3

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Soudi, B. (2003). Manuel d’utilisation des boues résiduaires issues des stations d’épuration des eaux usées : Etat de l’art et tentatives d’adaptation aux pays de Proche Orient (in French) - Manual for reuse of sludge from wastewater treatment plants: State of the art and attempts to adapt to countries of the Middle East. Consultancy report for FAO, Morocco. [922.38 KB]

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Le présent manuel a tenté de faire le point sur les filières de traitement et d’évacuation des …

Uploaded on 15 May 2014 • Views: 341 • Downloads: 3

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Soudi, B. (2013). Valorisation des eaux non conventionnelles: Renforcement de l’offre et mesure d’adaptation au changement climatique dans les zones arides, Cas du Maroc (in French) - Development of non-conventional water: Strengthening the supply and adaptation measures to climate change in arid zones, Case of Morocco. Consultancy report for FAO, Morocco. [1.58 MB]

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Aux termes de cette synthèse, on peut d’emblée affirmer qu’une prise de conscience est manifeste au niveau de la sphère décisionnelle quant aux opportunités de …

Uploaded on 15 May 2014 • Views: 301 • Downloads: 6

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Soudi, B., Xanthoulis, D. (2007). Guide technique de réutilisation en agriculture des eaux usées épurées et des boues des stations d’épuration (in French) - Technical Guide to reuse in agriculture of treated wastewater and sewage sludge. Convention FAO/UTF/MOR023/MOR Assistance technique au programme de développement de l’alimentation de l’eau potable rurale et de l’assainissement, ONEP, FAO, Morocco. [1.59 MB]

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Suite à la réalisation par l’ONEP des stations d’épuration, plusieurs demandes de réutilisation …

Uploaded on 15 May 2014 • Views: 176 • Downloads: 5

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AIVE (2010). Infiltration des eaux usées épurées par drains de dispersion (in French) - Infiltration of treated wastewater by leach fields. AIVE, Aide aux communes, Arlon, Belgium. [2.02 MB]

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Le guide pratique relatif à l’infiltration des eaux usées épurées réalisé …

Uploaded on 14 May 2014 • Views: 196 • Downloads: 2

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Evans, B., van der Voorden, C., Peal, A. (2009). Public Funding for Sanitation - The many faces of sanitation subsidies. Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC), Geneva, Switzerland. [535.65 KB]

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Sanitation is one of the most significant development challenges of our time. Over 700 million Indians are forced to defecate in the open, and in Africa the number of people …

Uploaded on 14 May 2014 • Views: 182 • Downloads: 8

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Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Agua de Bolivia, GIZ Systematisation of Health and Environmental Education in Bolivia. Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Agua de Bolivia, GIZ. [1.53 MB]

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The GIZ developed actions to improve the quality of water and sanitation services in Bolivia through the implementation of the Cooperation programme for water and sanitation in …

Uploaded on 5 May 2014 • Views: 341 • Downloads: 43

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Radford, J. Fluidisation of synthetic pit latrine sludge. Fourth-year undergraduate project in Group D, 2010/2011, Cranfield University, UK. [4.23 MB]

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The first phase of the investigation involved the development of the synthetic sludge …

Uploaded on 1 May 2014 • Views: 383 • Downloads: 8

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Yeh, D. (2013). NEWgenerator(TM) for recovery of nutrients, energy and water from human wastes - Various documents on results from research grant. University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA. [11.07 MB]

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This library entry contains background documents for a grant that Daniel Yeh is leading and which is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. …

Uploaded on 30 Apr 2014 • Views: 430 • Downloads: 12

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Hamdani, I. (2008). Gestion des boues des stations d’épuration au Maroc : Quantification, caractérisation et options de traitement et de valorisation (in French) - Management of sludge from wastewater treatment plants in Morocco: Quantification, characterization and treatment options and recovery. Mémoire de Troisième Cycle, Royaume du Maroc Institute Agronomique et Veterinaire Hassan II – Rabat Maroc. [1.35 MB]

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Uploaded on 23 Apr 2014 • Views: 465 • Downloads: 15

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MADRPM (1998). Epuration et réutilisation des eaux usées à des fins agricoles (in French) - Treatment and reuse of wastewater for agricultural purposes. Ministère de l'Agriculture du Développement Rural et des Pêches Maritimes, Administration du Génie Rural & Office Régional de Mise en Valeur Agricole de Ouarzazate, Maroc. [19.95 MB]

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Uploaded on 23 Apr 2014 • Views: 349 • Downloads: 6

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African Union (2008). Sharm El-Sheikh commitments - for accelerating the achievement of water and sanitation goals in Africa. Assembly of the African Union, Eleventh Ordinary Session, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. [30.08 KB]

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Sharm El-Sheikh commitments for accelerating the achievement of water and sanitation goals in Africa. The Heads of State and Government of the African Union, meeting at the 11th …

Uploaded on 15 Apr 2014 • Views: 453 • Downloads: 5

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Naji, S. (1990). Guide pratique pour techniciens: Assainissement rural (in French) - Practical guide for technicians: rural sanitation. Ecole Mohammadia d'Ingénieurs, Maroc. [10.36 MB]

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Uploaded on 11 Apr 2014 • Views: 432 • Downloads: 16

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Castalia Strategic Advisors (2014). Improving Sanitation Outcomes through Service Level Agreements: A Guidance Note - Report to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Castalia Limited. [663.95 KB]

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Castalia has prepared this Guidance Note to help city-level teams design and implement contractual solutions to improve the delivery of urban sanitation services. To ensure that …

Uploaded on 10 Apr 2014 • Views: 445 • Downloads: 10

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BMGF (2014). Reinvent the Toilet Challenge, Delhi, India - Program and Technical Guides. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, USA. [2.5 MB]

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Featuring partners of key Government of …

Uploaded on 9 Apr 2014 • Views: 469 • Downloads: 71

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Water Research Commision (WRC), Gezina ZA (2014). A low flush latrine for public schools - Lessons from two school pilots. WRC. [1011.8 KB]

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Pour flush and low flush sanitation systems bridge the gap between on-site dry sanitation and full waterborne sanitation sustainably. Using a small amount of tap water or grey …

Uploaded on 3 Apr 2014 • Views: 503 • Downloads: 34

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WIN-SA (2014). Sanitation Matters - The sanitation research fund for Africa - A magazine for Southern Africa - Issue No.5 - March 2014. Water Information Network, Gezina, South Africa. [2.79 MB]

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We look at the Sanitation Research Fund for Africa (SRFA) Project, a joint fund established by the Water Research Commission and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The purpose of …

Uploaded on 3 Apr 2014 • Views: 442 • Downloads: 29

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Grela, R., Xanthoulis, D., Marcoen, J. M., Lemineur, M., Wauthelet, M. (2004). L'infiltration des eaux usées épurées, Guide Pratique (in French) - Infiltration of treated wastewater, practical guide. Projet financé par la Région Wallonne, Direction Générale des Ressources Naturelles et de l’Environnement, Belgium. [1.66 MB]

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Uploaded on 31 Mar 2014 • Views: 345 • Downloads: 3

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Grela, M. R. (2004). Guide technique pour les systèmes d’assainissement autonome, Rapport provisoire – version 07 (in French) - Technical guide for off-site sanitation systems, draft report. Royaume du Maroc Office National de l'Eau Potable (ONEP) et FAO. [9.34 MB]

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Uploaded on 31 Mar 2014 • Views: 297 • Downloads: 6

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Deegener, S. (2014). Workshops on Construction of UDDTs in Dayet Ifrah. Report for Programme AGIRE of GIZ, Morocco. [9.33 MB]

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This report presents the construction of double vault Urine Diverting Dehydration Toilets (UDDTs) in Morocco. …

Uploaded on 31 Mar 2014 • Views: 335 • Downloads: 16

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