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Scaling Up Solutions for Non-Sewered Sanitation and Fecal Sludge Management: Learn from Asia’s Sanitation Leaders


 

 

In partnership with Asian Development Bank Institute and support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

This webinar will help businesses in the field of Non-sewered Sanitation (NSS) and Fecal Sludge Management (FSM) grow using financially sustainable and scalable models by learning from leaders and practitioners in the field. Speakers are government officials and practitioners who have implemented successful city-wide programs in Asia. They will share their methods of implementation, drivers, and experience.

There has been a lot of talk about the need for non-sewered sanitation and fecal sludge management and the challenges in implementing solutions. But, the pace of implementing solutions to solve one of the most pressing issues in Asian cities – NSS and FSM — has been slow. Citizens of Asia are suffering from deterioration of public health, quality of life and the environment because cities do not have the capacity to build sanitation systems and institutionalize solutions.

With support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) and be Waste Wise are deploying a scalable model which can create concise, ubiquitous and high-quality conversations through knowledge sharing to inspire action in NSS and FSM. This knowledge dissemination model was developed and implemented by be Waste Wise in the solid waste management sector worldwide.

SPEAKERS

JOSEPHINE ANTONIO

Former City Planning and Development Coordinator, Dumaguete City

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SRINIVAS CHARY

Director, Center for Energy, Environment, Urban Governance and Infrastructure Development, ASCI

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JEREMY HORNER

Director of Programmes, Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP)

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GOUTHAM KATTA

Sr. Lead of City Operations, Pune Municipal Corporation

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HABIBUR RAHMAN

Sanitation Lead, Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP)

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AGENDA

You can submit questions and comments throughout the event using the live chat box.

17.30 Tokyo time | Welcome remarks and introduction

17.33 Tokyo time | Interview with Prof. Srinivas Chary

18.00 Tokyo time | Panel discussion with Jeremy HornerHabibur Rahman and Goutham Katta

18.30 Tokyo time | Questions for the panel

18.45 Tokyo time | Interview with Josephine Antonio

19.15 Tokyo time | End of the event

 

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