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

DEWATS Newsletter July 2014 now available for download

by BORDA Germany, 24.07.2014

The latest issue of BORDA's DEWATS newsletter is now ready for download.[more]

BORDAs globales Engagement findet positiven Rückhalt durch die Bremer Öffentlichkeit

by Boris Lettau, BORDA Germany, 20.05.2014

Bremer Künstlerin überreicht BORDA Keramik-Kunstwerk als symbolische Unterstützung für das globale Engagement. [more]

BORDA at the IFAT 2014

by Maren Heuvels, BORDA Germany, 19.05.2014

More than 135, 000 experts from over 170 countries came to Munich, Germany, to visit one of the world‘s leading trade fairs for environmental technology – the IFAT Munich.[more]

BORDA project office Herat inaugurated by BMZ

by BORDA Afghanistan, 14.05.2014

We are happy to announce that BORDA opened a further project office in Afghanistan. BORDA will continue the German engagement in the sanitation sector in Herat, which was started by the GIZ, and is planning to implement several...[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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