Highlights

Update from the 7th RWSN forum in Abidjan

The SMART Centre group is well represented at the 7th Rural Water Supply Network (RWSN) forum in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. Various presentations have ignited lively discussions on Self-supply, the role of the private sector, various service delivery models and much more. And the booth has become a meeting hub for those interested in learning more about the various SMARTechs, exploring cooperation or for simply having a discussion on topics covered at the conference.

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simonUpdate from the 7th RWSN forum in Abidjan
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Demonstration of a new water filter produced in Malawi

Water filter demo Stockholm
Demonstrating a table top filter produced in Malawi at the World Water Week in Stockholm. This filter purifies water, eliminating all bacteria, parasites and turbidity. The filter element is treated with silver, avoiding re-contamination of the purified water in the storage container. The filter capacity is 40 litres per day and has a retail price of around 20 USD. The SMART Centre Group is working with the local SMART Centres and partners to set-up local supply chains for this product.

More information can be obtained from info@smartcentregroup.com.

simonDemonstration of a new water filter produced in Malawi
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SMART Centres at the Stockholm Water Week

One of the topics discussed this week at the Stockholm Water Week is about reaching SDG 6. How do we reach the Target of water and sanitation for all in 2030?
Henk Holtslag, representing the SMART Centre group presented the SMART Centre approach as one option to reach these goals.
simonSMART Centres at the Stockholm Water Week
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Stockholm World Water Week: Smart Centres and Job opportunities

On Sunday August 28, Henk Holtslag will present “SMART Centres – Water and jobs by training local entrepreneurs”. This is part of a larger session on Value Chain Sustainability. Read further for the full Sunday program…

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Five SMART Centres meet in Tanzania

In May 2016, representatives of the 4 function SMART Centres in Tanzania, Malawi Mozambique and Zambia and the starting centre from Ethiopia met in Njombe in May at the SHIPO SMART Centre in Njombe.

dennisvleeuwenFive SMART Centres meet in Tanzania
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