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 (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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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 Las Americas

Photo contest on the theme of basic and ecological sanitation in Nicaragua
1. SODIS  Bolivia /Angélica Maria Marin Suarez, amarins@fundacionsodis.org2. INAA/Felipe López, flopez@inaa.gob.ni3. GIZ NI/ Javier Enrique Gutierrez Llanes, javier.gutierrez@giz.de4. Grupo Fenix/ Susan Kinne, susankinnefenix@gmail.com5. SODIS  Bolivia /Angélica Maria Marin Suarez, amarins@fundacionsodis.org6.CIDTEA/Rosemary Téllez, rtellez440@gmail.com7. Idalia del Carmen Lau Blanco, idalialaub@yahoo.com8. Grupo Fenix/ Susan Kinne, susankinnefenix@gmail.com9. Francisco Manuel González Sánchez, frank_architect@yahoo.es10. Asofenix11. Fabiola Martínez, faby_310791@hotmail.com12. Idalia del Carmen Lau Blanco, idalialaub@yahoo.com13. Asofenix14. Klaudia Boden <>15. Gabriel Alejandro Mendoza Quiroz, Asofenix17. Idalia del Carmen Lau Blanco, idalialaub@yahoo.com18. Asofenix19. Asofenix20.Eduardo Rodriguez Hastin, ERodriguez@wateraidamerica.org21. Eduardo Rodriguez Hastin, ERodriguez@wateraidamerica.org22. Martín Alejandro Jiménez Velásquez, martinjimenezv@outlook.com23. Grupo Fenix/ Susan Kinne, susankinnefenix@gmail.com24. Lydia Zapata, lydia.zapata@blueenergygroup.org25. Víctor Contreras, Edwin Terán, Víctor Contreras, Edwin Terán,

Usuarios del biogás promueven el empleo de esa fuente de energía

by Ángel Freddy Pérez Cabrera, 17.04.2014

Con el objetivo de promover el empleo del biogás, a partir de hoy jueves y hasta el próximo día 19, los mejores difusores de esta fuente alternativa de energía en el país se reúnen en Santa Clara para intercambiar acerca de las...[more]

Planning Workshop on International Cooperation Projects for Sanitation of the Havana Bay and its Tributary Watershed Sponsored by GTE-Bahia, ETS Consultants and BORDA

by Sonia Martinez Ferreiro, BORDA Latinoamérica, 28.02.2014

Organized and conducted by the State Working Group of the Bay of Havana (GTE-BH), ETS Consultants and BORDA a participatory analysis and planning workshop was held on January 29th and 30th, 2014.[more]

First participatory planning workshop of the project "Sustainable Sanitation and Waste Management at the León City Slaughterhouse, as a Pilot Project" (Stakeholders Meeting)

by Andrea Muñoz, La Salle University, Leon Nicaragua, 05.12.2013

Supported by representatives of the Municipality of León, the Technological University La Salle (ULSA), the Engineering National University (UNI) and the Senate of Hamburg, BORDA e.V. moderated a first participatory workshop for...[more]

Official Launch of the Project: Sustainable Sanitation and Waste Management at Leon City Slaughterhouse as a Pilot Project, (Kickoff meeting)

by Andrea Muñoz, La Salle University, Leon Nicaragua, 05.12.2013

On Thursday November 21, 2013 the official representatives of the project Sustainable Sanitation and Waste Management at León City Slaughterhouse, as a Pilot Project, got together at meeting in order to officially start the...[more]


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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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