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Faecal Sludge Management in Faridpur, Bangladesh: Scaling up through service level agreements

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Thursday, January 1, 2015

Improving the situation of faecal sludge management is an urgent issue in all the rapidly growing towns across Bangladesh where there is no sewerage system. Simply improving access to sanitation will not lead to health benefits unless the sludge is safely dealt with. This paper reports on the findings of a situation analysis on FSM in Faridpur Town carried out in 2014. It goes on to outline the solution which will be implemented in the next three years with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Why Technology Justice is Critical for the Climate Negotiations: delivering on loss and damage

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Thursday, January 1, 2015

In Paris in December 2015, national governments as parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will meet to negotiate a new climate agreement. One of the catalysts for success in these negotiations will be the issue of technology and particularly technology transfer. Practical Action makes the case for Technology Justice to be a central principle in the new agreement. Climate-related risk is accelerating and only by providing the poorest and most vulnerable with access to the technology they need will this be reversed.

Decentralized Renewables: The Fast Track to Universal Energy Access

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Friday, January 1, 2016

Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) are uniquely positioned, and publicly committed, to ending energy poverty. However, MDBs’ common approach to energy access often overlooks the particular ability that decentralized renewable energy (DR energy or DRE) enterprises have to radically alter the access timeline. Seeking the fastest path to universal energy access, in this paper Power for All identifies three specific courses of action that MDBs can pursue in support of decentralized renewables in order to accelerate clean energy access.

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