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

One year with "weltwaerts Bremen" in Nicaragua

by Phillip Grimm, BORDA Nicaragua, 09.10.2015

„weltwärts“ is the Development Volunteers Service of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) which was created in 2008. According to the motto “learning through active involvement” weltwärts Bremen...[more]

Aufruf zur Umsetzung der globalen Nachhaltigkeitsziele

by Boris Lettau, BORDA Germany, 28.09.2015

Unter dem Motto „Globale Nachhaltigkeitsziele umsetzen“ organisierte das Bremer entwicklungspolitische Netzwerk e. V. am 26. September 2015 ein vielfältiges und ansprechendes Programm auf dem Bremer Marktplatz. [more]

Stockholm World Water Week 2015

by Maren Heuvels, BORDA Germany, 10.09.2015

This year around 3,500 professional from the water sector came to Stockholm for the annual Stockholm World Water Week. BORDA attended the conference with four team members, presenting in sessions, having meetings, moderating and...[more]

Verabschiedung der weltwärts Freiwilligen aus Bremen in die Welt

by Boris Lettau, BORDA Germany, 09.09.2015

Anlässlich des derzeitig laufenden Vorbereitungsseminars von weltwärts Bremen Freiwilligen, wurden die Teilnehmer wie bereits im Vorjahr zu einem kleinen Senatsempfang in das Bremer Rathaus eingeladen. Erstmalig nahmen bei dem...[more]

BORDA hilft! 

Lesen Sie mehr über die Hilfsaktion "BORDA hilft! - Schule darf nicht krank machen und erfahren Sie, wie auch Sie Schulkindern in Afrika und Asien Hygiene, Sicherheit und eine sanitäre Grundversorgung ermöglichen können.

Damit Schule nicht krank macht!



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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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