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The fight against the Malasur- the Demon of Defeca

2020-07-15T10:04:00+06:00

BBC Media Action in India, an international charity of the BBC, presented an FSM communication campaign, designed to drive positive FSM behavior among general populations. The presentation was held on 8 July during 8:30 pm – 10 pm (BDT) using the Zoom online platform. The campaign title is, Malasur, the demon of defeca. It is a demon that lives underneath us. The theme was adopted coalescing two words, ‘Mal’ which means poop and ‘Asur’ means demon. So, the Malasur is the Demon of Defeca, an invisible danger lurking around our water. The campaign relates the dangers of open dumping or [...]

The fight against the Malasur- the Demon of Defeca2020-07-15T10:04:00+06:00

Academicians working on WASH joint hand together to fight Covid-crisis

2020-05-19T14:53:24+06:00

Despite of facing challenges in academic activities, faculties from different technical universities of Bangladesh are extending their support to fight against the ongoing pandemic for the betterment of the country. Continuing the endeavour ITN-BUET organized an online meeting on May 17, 2020, with academicians from different public universities for learning exchange from Covid-19 crisis experience and explore possible future collaboration for mutual benefits especially in the field of WASH with special focus on FSM and hygiene. The participants shared current practices and initiatives (during COVID-19 crisis) by their institutes, discussed on areas to work together in future, challenges [...]

Academicians working on WASH joint hand together to fight Covid-crisis2020-05-19T14:53:24+06:00

ITN-BUET meets ENPHO

2020-05-03T13:33:17+06:00

Thanks to CAWST, amidst the challenging time of the ongoing pandemic, ITN-BUET was introduced to ENPHO from Nepal over Zoom. ENPHO, short for Environment and Public Health Organization, was established in 1990 and is acting as one of the lead organizations in WASH in Nepal ever since. CAWST had been working with ENPHO for more than a decade. Recognizing the similar interest in two organizations, Ms. Lona Robertson from CAWST approached ITN-BUET to make the introduction. ITN-BUET, recognizing a good opportunity for future collaboration, expressed their interest as well. Mr. Rajendra Shrestha, Program Director, Mr. Ash Kumar [...]

ITN-BUET meets ENPHO2020-05-03T13:33:17+06:00

Professionals trained on Climate Change and WASH in Emergency

2020-03-25T23:32:47+06:00

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, [...]

Professionals trained on Climate Change and WASH in Emergency2020-03-25T23:32:47+06:00

Consultation Workshop on Development of a National Action Plan for City Corporations

2020-03-21T12:20:00+06:00

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 [...]

Consultation Workshop on Development of a National Action Plan for City Corporations2020-03-21T12:20:00+06:00
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