Updates from Africa

April 19, 2018

Regional skills and knowledge exchange: expanding the BORDA network into South Africa

BORDA’s team in Durban, South Africa is small, but growing. To exchange skills and knowledge and increase the capacity of the BORDA South Africa team, new team member Lloyd Govender travelled to the BORDA regional office in Dar es Salaam.
April 3, 2018

Training at BORDA Zambia on “Cleanest Community Program (CCP)”

The CCP is an incentive that triggers community behavior change. Joyce Musira from BORDA Tanzania conducted a training on its application in solid waste management.
March 28, 2018

Laura Bright-Davies from BORDA Tanzania presented at the WASH FUTURES Conference 2018 in Brisbane, Australia

Laura Bright-Davies presented two sessions at the WASH FUTURES conference 2018: “Pioneering faecal sludge management for low-income, informal settlements in Tanzania” and “Standardising and mainstreaming decentralised wastewater treatment solutions for African cities”
March 16, 2018

Construction of Mburahati FSTP (HDIF/BORDA), Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Construction is underway on the Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant (FSTP) in Mburahati ward, Temeke Municipality
February 23, 2018

Developing guidelines for decentralised wastewater treatment systems (UNEP/UN-Habitat/BORDA)

On January 9th and 10th, 2018, BORDA hosted a “lock down” meeting for selected sector experts to revise and provide input to the Guidelines for Decentralised Wastewater Treatment Systems.
December 5, 2017

3rd stakeholder workshop for UNEP/UN-Habitat project: developing guidelines and standards for decentralised wastewater management systems

Hosted by BORDA Africa, diverse stakeholders considered findings from multiple DEWATS installations in Tanzania and gave feedback on the first draft of the guidelines