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

Presentations are Online

by Borda, 20.12.2006

2nd International BNS Workshop & Symposium "Business Unusual":Workshop and Symposium presentations are now available here.[more]

"Business Unusual" Main Output of the 2nd BNS Workshop and Symposium

by Borda, 01.12.2006

E xperts compiled recommendations and ideas to scale up BNS in Africa and AsiaAs announced here before the 2nd Internationl BORDA BNS Workshop & Symposium titled "Business Unusual" was held from 29st to 30st November in...[more]

Invitation: Please Register for BORDA Symposium

by Borda, 08.11.2006

Second Announcement . 2nd International BNS Workshop & Symposium .“Business Unusual” Challenges in scaling up Basic Needs Services in Asia and Africa Bremen, Haus der Bürgerschaft Please register for the Symposium on...[more]

BORDA-ASA Project Indonesia 2006: It is done!

by Borda, 08.11.2006

Scholarship holder, review their project on Solid Waste Management. By Anna Fünfgeld und Axel Faupel Now, after three months of practical training and great experiences our ASA Project 2006 in cooperation with BORDA-Indonesia...[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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