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.
more than one third of the population does not have access to clean water and more than half lacks access to proper sanitation facilities. Water and sanitation facilities in basic schools are generally poor. According to the...
The World Walks for Water is an international event held annually on 20 March. The main objective of the event is to raise awareness of water and sanitation around the world.
It is commonly believed that human waste is unclean and unsafe, regardless of whether it has been treated or not. That is why most people are against the use of wastewater for irrigation purposes in agriculture.
'Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!’ is the common slogan used to describe improved solid waste management practices and is now being introduced to the city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Consumption of food and goods are necessities for human...
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