Adapting the “new normal” together with the WASH academician


Of late, people scarcely meet physically to avoid Covid-19 spread, but their coherence level is now greater than ever. Utilizing the benefits of the online communication system the ITN-BUET team recently met 12 academicians from seven technical universities (KUET, CUET, RUET, SUST, DUET, BAU, and BUET) to strengthen the existing network and to encourage intellectual collaboration in the WASH sector and beyond. The meeting held on 18th August 2020 underscored the importance of academicians working together on WASH and any other urgent issues like the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact to develop critical understanding and cognitive actions. Reviving previous links [...]

Adapting the “new normal” together with the WASH academician2020-09-05T23:47:42+06:00

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


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

Learning and Knowledge Sharing on FSM & CWIS in India


ITN-BUET and Department of Public Health Engineering (DPHE) jointly organized the second exposure visit in Odisha, India, from 23 to 27 February 2020 to learn about their experience in managing fecal sludge management and citywide inclusive sanitation system in different cities. Orissa Water Supply and Sewerage Board (OWSSB) hosted the visit to Odisha with facilitation support from Ernst & Young (EY), FSM technical partner of OWSSB. A total of 26 delegates from Bangladesh included 8 DPHE, 15 Paurashava and 3 ITN-BUET officials in the exposure visit. The participants met authorities and stakeholders in Dhenkanal, Bhubaneswar and Puri to [...]

Learning and Knowledge Sharing on FSM & CWIS in India2021-07-16T21:59:11+06:00
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