blog posts for Tanzania

20 July 2020

Documentary: Implementing FSM in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

A documentary released in July 2020 brings us to unplanned settlements in Dar es Salaam, where BORDA and partners present lessons learnt from four years of implementing decentralised faecal sludge management
18 March 2020

First INNOQUA Open Day in Tanzania

On 2 March 2020, the Dar es Salaam INNOQUA demo site opened its doors to stakeholders from Tanzania’s sanitation sector, giving them the opportunity to learn about the benefits of nature-based wastewater treatment systems and discuss their scale-up potential
21 August 2019

Realising the value of nature in Tanzania’s fast-growing cities

As part of the INTERACT-Bio project, BORDA Tanzania & Nipe Fagio are engaged in outreach & demonstration initiatives to raise awareness of nature’s potential to provide essential services and economic opportunities in cities, while protecting and enhancing biodiversity and ecosystems
20 June 2019

BORDA Zambia facilitates a cross-border Three Cities Knowledge Exchange programme

Supporting more informed decision-making for urban sanitation solutions: The six-month KEx initiative enabled key players from three African countries to share experiences and collaborate across national borders
7 June 2019

At Wailes/Likwati Primary Schools in Dar es Salaam, a new system for treating and reusing wastewater

“DEWATS for Dar” – On 17 March 2019, BORDA Tanzania together with Temeke Municipal Council, Dar es Saalam Regional Commissioner’s Office, Ifakara Health Institute and Dar es Salaam Water and Sanitation Authority inaugurated a new FSTP
9 February 2019

FSM Capacity Development for Dar es Salaam

From January to August 2019 BORDA Tanzania facilitated the “Fecal Sludge Management (FSM) Capacity Development (CD) for Dar es Salaam (DAR)” project. This aimed to support the development of an enabling environment for scaling up FSM in Dar es Salaam.
23 January 2019

BORDA hosted a “Bonanza” and sanitation exhibition at Mburahati Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant (FSTP) in Dar es Salaam

Part of the UKAID/HDIF project “DEWATS for Dar”, the event inaugurated the new FSTP and launched the marketing campaign “CHOO RAFIKI” (“Toilet Friend”) with the slogan “NYONYA KISTAARABU” (“Empty [your pit] in a smart way”)
21 December 2018

BORDA Tanzania workshop on DEWATS operation and maintenance (O&M)

The 30 Oct – 1 Nov 2018 BORDA-facilitated workshop brought together current and future owners, managers and operators of DEWATS for wastewater or faecal sludge treatment to share their practical experiences and receive training on operation, maintenance and troubleshooting
10 August 2018

Construction of FSTP at Wailes / Likwati Primary Schools (HDIF/BORDA)

At the Wailes / Likwati Primary Schools in Temeke Municipality, Dar es Salaam the construction of the DEWATS treating faecal sludge is proceeding quickly — 50% of the construction is already completed

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