Knowledge Product : A proposed operational/business model for sustainable Fecal Sludge Management (FSM) services in urban areas of Bangladesh

This document, referred to as Knowledge Product, KP-2, presents a guideline for establishing an effective FSM operational/ business model in urban areas of Bangladesh. The model has been developed based on a detailed assessment of existing operations of FSM services in different urban centres of Bangladesh, a review of data/information and experience of running FSM services in other countries, and through extensive consultations involving all stakeholders.

Publisher(s): ITN-BUET


Policy Brief on Fecal Sludge Management

Bangladesh has recognized the importance of an Institutional and Regulatory Framework (IRF) for Fecal Sludge Management in order to ensure that the achieved sanitation successes are sustained. This brief provides background and the way forward for policymakers.

Publisher(s): ITN-BUET


Case Study: Fecal Sludge Management (FSM) Scenario in Urban Areas of Bangladesh

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.

Publisher(s): ADB, ITN-BUET


Study Report on WASH Challenges in Slum Areas of Dhaka City

The objective of this study was to assess the current situation of WASH in four selected slums located in Ward no. 21, 24, 35 & 15 of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC). Specific objectives of this study were:
a) To establish evidence based strong rationale for improving access to WASH services for slum dwellers; and
b) To influence relevant stakeholders including GoB line departments, donors, I/NGOs and raise public awareness on sustainable water and sanitation interventions for slum dwellers.

Publisher(s): AusAid, ITN-BUET, OXFAM


Manual on Computerized Evaluation Process and Techniques of Training Undertakings

ITN-BUET has developed a Quality Assurance System or briefly QA System for the training programs by which a balanced evaluation of a training program can be carried out. This document is the manual of that Quality Assurance System model.

Publisher(s): ITN-BUET

First Edition: 2008

Risk Assessment of Arsenic Mitigation Options (RAAMO)

This report is the output of a risk assessment of arsenic mitigation options that was undertaken by ITN-BUET over a 12-month period with funding from the Arsenic Policy Support Unit (APSU). This study was meticulously designed and involved the inputs from a number of national and international experts. This study is the first of its kind in a developing country and will support balanced decision making by water and health professionals engaged in arsenic mitigation.

Publisher(s): GoB, ITN-BUET, LGD