There are several possible entry points for improving urban sanitation in a given city. Whichever entry point is chosen, it should take account of both the short-term needs and priorities and of the broader citywide urban sanitation system. Once momentum is triggered, programme prioritisation and planning should be revisited. Scheduled emptying is a particularly valuable starting point as it engages a broad group of stakeholders, can be applied at various scales (pilot to citywide) and builds skills across diverse aspects of urban sanitation: governance, regulation, finance, behaviour change, private sector engagement and treatment.
The study has conducted extensive literature review such as review of different published and unpublished research works at home and abroad. The study reviewed the works of compost in general […]
Publisher(s): SNV Netherlands Development Organisation
The Bangladesh Faecal Sludge Management Network (FSMN) is a common and collective platform for the sector actors to generate ideas, share views, influence policy and practice, and raise a collective […]
Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant (Reed Bed System: A Technology of Faecal Sludge Management in Sub-Urban Regions of Bangladesh
This document contains the concept, design consideration, implementation methodology, treatment efficiency also the operation and maintenance procedure of the implemented faecal sludge treatment plant. This is just the beginning; there […]
Case Study: Identifying the Challenges and Vulnerabilities in Selected Slums and Low Income Communities in Dhaka and Assessing the Need for an Integrated Slum Development Approach
The present case study has been carried out to assess the present condition in slum areas in Dhaka city in terms of basic services, infrastructures and governance. In this study, […]
Although the problems associated with FSM is widespread, there is limited data and information on FSM practices in urban areas. There are significant differences in institutional setup and FSM practices among and within cities/towns, and proper understanding of the situation is a pre-requisite for the development of a workable FSM system. The overall objective of the present case study was to assess the FSM scenario in different urban settings.
The report presents the current sanitation, solid waste and faecal waste management conditions of the Paurashavas.
Bangladesh Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) Network organised the 3rd FSM Convention, with the aim to find the way forward in terms of sharing experiences for policy influencing and promoting the business of faecal sludge. Focused on resource mobilisation for ensuring and scaling up sustainable FSM services in Bangladesh, this day-long convention brought together sanitation actors and the other relevant stakeholders to share the learnings from the FSM journey in Bangladesh and suggest initiatives to scale up the momentum.