BORDA and BNS Network

BORDA advises and facilitates projects in the sectors of decentralised sanitation, wastewater treatment, water and energy supply, and solid waste disposal in Asia and Africa. Active for over 30 years, BORDA is part of a network of international research and development organisations.

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Basic Needs Services

Basic Needs Services (BNS) are directly linked to the UN's Millenium Development Goals and are in keeping with the objectives of climate protection of the Kyoto Protocol. They are actions geared towards improving living conditions for disadvantaged target groups.

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DEWATS Service Packages

BORDA strives to create sanitation solutions: DEWATS (Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Solutions) Service Packages include not simply the construction of this proven solution but a whole set of integrated measures, combined according to demand.

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Facilitating the implementation of Basic Needs Services (BNS) development projects in Asia and Africa, BORDA maintains over twenty partnerships with organisations worldwide; partners are accountable for planning and implementation of social structure development projects.

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News from BORDA Germany

Towards a New Urban Agenda

by BORDA Germany, 19.12.2016

Latest BORDA Newsletter now available for download[more]

Job offer from BORDA

by BORDA Germany, 01.12.2016

BORDA offers two PhD Positions on decentralized wastewater treatment (dwwt) (a) one in Bangalore, India and (b) one in Daressalam, Tanzania [more]

BORDA with WASH at IFAT 2016 in Munich

by Nuria Wieskotten & Christoph Sodemann, BORDA Germany, 07.06.2016

30.05.-3.06.2016: Every two years Munich hosts the IFAT fair, a major event in the domains of water, used waters, waste and raw materials management. Being the world’s largest fair for environmental technologies, this year’s IFAT...[more]

Inauguration of School Sanitation projects in Kurdish Region Iraq.

by Mohammad Noor, BORDA Iraq, 24.05.2016

On Monday the 16th of May, the Mayor of Soran, BORDA and the Director of Education inaugurated three sanitation projects in both child and adult education facilities in the district of Soran. BORDA together with the Education...[more]

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DEWATS Special Newsletter 

BORDA received the Development Solutions Award by IWA for outstanding “innovations and contributions to technology and community facilitation that transform service delivery in low income urban settlements.” read more



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