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 (Decentralised 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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BORDA is facilitating BNS development projects in Asia and Africa. Currently there are more than 20 project cooperation offices worldwide of partner organisations, accountable for planning and implementation of socialstructure development projects.

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News from BORDA Southeast Asia

Experience Exchange and Hub Connection within SEA Partners Network

by Rifki Praditya – BORDA Indonesia, 04.02.2016

The year of 2016 is a good time for SEA Partners Network to have wide connection and relationship with some external stakeholders. It has a purpose to strengthen knowledge of waste water treatment as well as solid waste...[more]

Laos: Celebration of The Previous Successes and The New Working Contract with the Department of Housing and Urban Planning

by Sarah Kaercher – Weltwaerts BORDA Laos, 03.02.2016

Festive Spirit in Vientiane on Friday while DHUP and BORDA celebrate their mutual achievements in the field of urban and pre-urban wastewater management in Lao P.D.R. and the new contract for another three years of great...[more]

Indonesia: Audit Label 1 of R and D team BORDA and LPTP in Purworejo City

by Rifki Praditya – BORDA Indonesia, 01.02.2016

The beginning this year, BORDA Indonesia and its partner LPTP conducted audit label 1 activity. The team performed it for implementation of standard requirements from technical aspect “QMS – Quality Management System” in Central...[more]

Philippines: Anaerobic Baffled Reactor (ABR) for Palo Leyte Province

by Louise Cac – BNS Philippines, 21.01.2016

Leyte is one of the provinces in the Philippines and is the largest and oldest among the provinces in the Eastern Visayas Region; wherein it is bounded on the north by the Province of Biliran, on the east by the San Juanico...[more]

Indonesia: Regularly Monitoring in Pekabaru City

by Rifki Praditya – BORDA Indonesia, 20.01.2016

As one of the countries with high population in south east Asia, Indonesia has many sanitation facilities. Therefore, the government needs sustainability program from third party who has implemented it. Thus BORDA Indonesia has a...[more]

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Mit BORDA weltwaerts 

“Learning through active helping“ is the motto of the voluntary service program Weltwärts for young people between the ages of 18 and 28.

For those interested in volunteering in developing countries, the program offers a chance to acquire international experience, intercultural skills, and professional qualifications.

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An estimated 75 million people in Indonesia lack basic sanitation facilities.  Less than 5% of the population is served by conventional sewerage systems. Millions of Indonesian urban residents discharge human excrement and household wastewater directly into the aquatic environment.
The aim of the SANIMAS program is to develop together with Indonesian Communities a sustainable sanitation system managed by the community.

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Mapping of Implementations 

In cooperation with Google Earth, BORDA shows an overview of their projects in South Asia, Southeast Asia and Southern Africa, SADC.

Read more and download regional files for an geographic survey of a range of BORDA projects.




DEWATS Newsletter

BORDA publishes the electronic newsletter on DEWATS Information quarterly.

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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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