Research and Advocacy

ITN Research Activities

ITN-BUET is very selective in setting its research agenda. The emerging sector issues, which not only prevent advancement of water supply and sanitation but also jeopardize the achievements made earlier, are targeted for research and studies. In the Research front ITN Centre undertakes the following responsibility in the Water Supply and Sanitation sector in the country.


  • Conduct need based research and consultancy in appropriate water supply and environmental sanitation;

  • Advise others on the quality, content and management of research activities;

  • Disseminate outputs from research and consultancy including journal articles, books and pamphlets, conferences, seminars and workshops and mass media; and

  • Advise on WSS sector policy and strategy; institutional reform and capacity building.