BORDA advises and facilitates projects in the sectors of decentralised sanitation, wastewater treatment, water and energy supply, and solid waste disposal in Asia and Africa. Active for over 30 years, BORDA is part of a network of international research and development organisations.
Basic Needs Services (BNS) are directly linked to the UN's Millenium Development Goals and are in keeping with the objectives of climate protection of the Kyoto Protocol. They are actions geared towards improving living conditions for disadvantaged target groups.
BORDA strives to create sanitation solutions: DEWATS (Decentralised Wastewater Treatment Solutions) Service Packages include not simply the construction of this proven solution but a whole set of integrated measures, combined according to demand.
BORDA is facilitating BNS development projects in Asia and Africa. Currently there are more than 20 project cooperation offices worldwide of partner organisations, accountable for planning and implementation of socialstructure development projects.
If you head north out of Kiomboi and follow a rough, sandy road for about 90 kilometers, passing a mountain, driving through a protected forest and crossing many dried-up seasonal rivers, you reach Mntamba.
TED has established a new small scale laboratory to conduct wastewater analysis for certain parameters. The laboratory was needed so measurement campaigns at different Decentralized Wastewater Treatment System (DEWATS) could be...
The Fertilizer Producing Toilet is an example of Ecological Sanitation. Ecological sanitation (ECOSAN) is an approach in which the nutrients from human and animal waste are recycled.
During its six year history Technologies for Economic Development (TED) has constructed over 120 DEWATS and biogas systems, the majority of which deal with wastewater treatment. In some cases the digesters are fed with sewage...
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