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

Aktionswoche des bürgerlichen Engagements

by BORDA Germany, 01.09.2015

Vom 11. bis 20. September 2015 veranstaltet das Bundesnetzwerk Bürgerliches Engagement die „Aktionswoche des bürgerlichen Engagements“. Zum ersten Mal wird sich in diesem Jahr auch BORDA mit einer Informationsveranstaltung an der...[more]

Latest BORDA Newsletter now available for download

by BORDA Germany, 21.08.2015

Linking humanitarian assistance with development cooperation[more]

International Capacity Building Tool for Biogas

by Christopher Kellner, BORDA ESA, 11.08.2015

There is growing demand for renewable energy technologies. BORDA’s Integrated Decentralised Sanitation Solutions systems can be a small scale solution for this demand. By adding further components that are easy to operate and to...[more]

Don't cheat on us! Gender dimensions in water corruption

by BORDA Germany, 04.08.2015

Women and men’s unequal access to and control over resources, development benefits and decision-making related to water is widely recognised. Despite their important role in water management, women are often underrepresented in...[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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