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

BORDA at IWA World Water Congress 2014, Lisbon

by Maren Heuvels, BORDA Germany, 29.09.2014

Every two years, the International Water Association (IWA) is hosting the IWA World Water Congress. In October 2014, over 5000 water professionals from utilities, academia, the private sector, governments and non-governmental...[more]

BORDA attends conference on European - Pacific research cooperations (PACE-NET Plus)

by Alex Wolf, BORDA Germany, 17.09.2014

From September 9-11, BORDA attended the international conference PACE-NET Plus (Pacific-Europe Network for Science, Technology and Innovation) in Bremen’s House of Science. Initiated in 2013 by the European Commission, the...[more]

BORDA at the Stockholm World Water Week 2014

by Maren Heuvels, BORDA Germany, 11.09.2014

In the beginning of September, it was again time to travel to the wonderful city of Stockholm. Over 3000 participants from all over the world met in Sweden for the annual Stockholm World Water Week and two out of the 3,000 were...[more]

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]

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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