Source South Asia Issue 13 15 Dec 08

India Water Portal
Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 10:29

Since its foundation in 1968, the IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC) has facilitated the sharing, promotion and use of knowledge so that governments, professionals and organisations can better support poor men, women and children in developing countries to obtain water and sanitation services they will use and maintain. The Source Water and Sanitation News Service from IRC provides news in English, French and Spanish with an emphasis on rural and peri-urban areas in developing countries. The current Source South Asia Water & Sanitation News edition has a wide range of articles.

Some highlights are: Asia: 5th Dialogue on Environmental Education focuses on water and sanitation education: Afghanistan: children forced to abandon school through drought and poverty: Clean drinking water to 10,000 Bangladesh villagers: India, Sikkim: first state to achieve 100% sanitation: Nepal, Kathmandu Valley: increases in water tariffs expected: ADB loans US$ 300 million Sindh province of Pakistan to improve sanitation: ADB funds to Srilanka to upgrade water & sanitation systems in dry zone:

Training: Specialised Course on Water Safety Plans - New on the Net: Arghyam and the WASH Institute launches the India Sanitation Portal - More articles regarding funding sources, current research, publications and much more are available in the current edition. Access here: Source South Asia Water & Sanitation News Archives: Source South Asia Water & Sanitation News