Newspage BORDA Africa


31.08.2015-by Itika kilimbe, BORDA ESA

The 24th to the 26th of June 2015, BORDA attended the 4th Annual Scientific Conference on Science Technology and Innovation at the Julius Nyerere International Conference Center, funded by COSTECH, the Tanzanian Commission for...[more]

Tanzania Commemorates Global Handwashing Day, World Toilet Day and National Sanitation Week: 14th -19th November 2014

08.01.2015-by Bossman Liana, BORDA Tanzania

The best way to sustainably reduce life-threatening diseases such as diarrhoea is through the use of safe drinking water, sanitation and improved hygiene practices. The state of sanitation – and handwashing in particular –...[more]

7th generation of weltwaerts volunteers arrive at BORDA Eastern & Southern Africa

17.10.2014-by Annika Petruch & Jacob Woelki, BORDA Tanzania

Ever since the launch of the weltwaerts program by the German government in 2008, BORDA has been sending young professionals abroad, in order to support BORDA and its partner organizations all over the world. Recently, another...[more]

“Nanenane” Agricultural Exhibition in Tanzania

02.09.2014-by Bossman Liana, BORDA Tanzania

Nanenane Agricultural exhibition is an annual event held on August 8 (the 8th of the 8th month) each year in Tanzania. It is a national event celebrated to recognize farmers’ contribution to the Tanzanian economy. Farmers and...[more]

DEWATS – The Freedom Maker!

25.08.2014-by Annika Petruch, BORDA Tanzania

Safe wastewater management represents a major challenge in many African countries, as insufficient sanitation infrastructure still affect millions of people’s livelihoods. Some organizations and some solutions however, stand out...[more]

DES hosts a Policy Workshop on Subsistence Agriculture in Peri-urban Communities

22.08.2014-by Sandile Mbatha, BORDA PArtner, DES South Africa

Decentralised Environmental Solutions (DES) in partnership with UKZN hosted a policy workshop intended to interrogate the role of subsistence agriculture in peri-urban communities as a tool for facilitating women’s economic...[more]

BORDA against plastic!

14.07.2014-by Annika Petruch (BORDA Tanzania) & Malte Gallée (Guest Author)

Plastic trash is polluting our environment and killing millions of animals every year. We at BORDA care for our waste. Read how.[more]

South African BORDA partner to win 2014 Stockholm Industry Water Award

02.06.2014-by Annika Petruch, BORDA Tanzania

Durban's Water and Sanitation utility eThekwini Water & Sanitation (EWS) has won the 2014 Stockholm Industry Water Awards being one of the most progressive water utilities in the world.[more]

BORDA Questions & Answers: The Human’s Part in Ecological Cycles

02.05.2014-by Annika Petruch (BORDA Tanzania) & Christopher Kellner (WASAZA Zambia)

An interview with Christopher Kellner, Water and Sanitation Association of Zambia (WASAZA)[more]

A Royal Visit

09.04.2014-by Annika Petruch, BORDA Tanzania

What an honor! On 20th of March, no less than the Swedish Crown Princess Victoria visited the DEWATS Sludge Treatment Plant (STP) in Kigamboni, Dar es Salaam, during her three-day visit to Tanzania. Princess Victoria came to...[more]

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