The professionals working in WASH sector learned the recent impacts of Climate Change in WASH sector of Bangladesh particularly on Emergency context through a joint course of ITN-BUET and WASH Cluster Bangladesh. The training on “Climate Change and WASH in Emergency” held during 11-12, March 2020 at ITN-BUET Seminar room, BUET, Dhaka. A total of 16 professionals from government organization (DPHE), development partner (Unicef) and I/NGOs participated in the training. Renowned experts in WASH sector in the country facilitated different sessions in the training. The course covered the concept of Climate Change, Climate Change impacts on WASH, [...]
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Speakers urged for effective coordination among the different agencies working in City Corporations for successful implementation of Institutional and Regulatory Framework for Faecal Sludge Management (IRF-FSM) at the National Consultation Workshop on Development of a National Action Plan (NAP) for Implementation of IRF-FSM for City Corporations held on 9th March, 2020 at ITN-BUET. The need of affordable and acceptable technology was also highlighted in the workshop. Mr. Md. Zahirul Islam, Additional Secretary, Local Government Division (LGD), Ministry of LGRDC chaired the workshop. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Ali, Director, ITN-BUET and Member Secretary of the Working Committee presented the [...]
A team of eight members from ITN-BUET visited MAWTS on 7 March 2020 at their Mirpur premise aiming to share knowledge, ideas and find collaboration opportunities on fecal sludge desludging and transportation options. MAWTS, an outstanding technical training institute to provide capacity building for the poor and rural youths, is also one of the pioneer organizations to promote safe fecal sludge management in the country. It produced one of the foremost locally fabricated desludging equipment in 1998 for sludge emptying and transportation. Since then, MAWTS has continued its commitment towards safe sanitation and is working on different technological aspects for [...]
GCC mayor requests participation from all stakeholders to make Gazipur a model city for proper Fecal Sludge ManagementRakib Uddin Ahmed2020-03-07T00:21:22+06:00
“We have to overcome our challenges, by being responsible and taking initiatives to work together for the development of FSM “-Said Chief Guest Mr Md. Jahangir Alam, Mayor of Gazipur City Corporation in a sensitization workshop at Gazipur on 20 February 2020. Mr. Jahangir emphasized the importance of local representative’s role for the successful implementation and development of FSM. He was confident that GCC will be able to develop a sustainable waste management system. He assured to give his full support and assistance and urged every responsible stakeholder to come forward. ITN-BUET organized the workshop at Gazipur City Corporation [...]
With the motto of engaging private sector for promoting sustainable FSM system, Bangladesh FSM Network organized the Fourth FSM Convention and Fourth Emptiers Convention during February 5-6, 2020 at the Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB) Auditorium, Dhaka. The FSM Convention focused on sectoral collaboration, technical advancement, institutional and regulatory mechanism, financial challenges and promotion of treated sludge. The Chief Guest of FSM Convention was Md. Zahirul Islam, Additional Secretary, LGD, Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development & Co-operatives (MoLGRD&C). Mr. Islam emphasized on the importance of addressing Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) along with Solid Waste Management (SWM) to reach [...]