Introducing Japan Association of Drainage and Environment (JADE): a new partner organisation of SuSanA

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Introducing Japan Association of Drainage and Environment (JADE): a new partner organisation of SuSanA



We would like to welcome Japan Association of Drainage and Environment (JADE) as new SuSanA partner organisation.

The following text is taken directly from their application form and was written by the partner organisation themselves.

Description:
JADE is Japanese originated NGO has been working in Bangladesh since 2004. Full meaning of JADE is Japan Association of Drainage and Environment. JADE has set the goals for the activities in Bangladesh, giving the highest priority on the benefits of local people, applying locally appropriate technology by adjusting the technology with local condition and raising motivation of local stakeholders. In Bangladesh JADE has initiated its mission with introducing ecological sanitation as pioneer in 2004. By this time JADE has able to demonstrate ecological sanitation as one of the sustainable options of sanitary management in Bangladesh perspective. Its contribution proven enormous to conserve environment, improve public health and boost up economy. However, for holistic benefit of environment JADE has focused on conservation of surface water bodies to make it safe from pollution through solid and liquid waste management along with ecological sanitation. This approach is another s ustainable alternative of drinking water supply by mitigating arsenic of groundwater. As a whole JADE is specialized on the issues related to drinking water and sanitation which is supported by eco-friendly technologies. Its expertise is enriched with capacity building, implementation, dissemination, research and development.

Activities in Sustainable Sanitation:
In Bangladesh JADE has initiated its mission with introducing ecological sanitation as pioneer in 2004. By this time JADE has able to demonstrate ecological sanitation as one of the sustainable options of sanitary management in Bangladesh perspective. Its contribution proven enormous to conserve environment, improve public health and boost up economy. Recently JADE has started sanitation improvement in urban slums in Bangladesh using bio-gas based sanitation technology. However, for holistic benefit of environment JADE has focused on conservation of surface water bodies to make it safe from pollution through solid and liquid waste management along with ecological sanitation.

Expectations in the Partnership:
To share updated news, views, ideas, technology, research findings, good practices and relevant issues of sustainable sanitation which will help to achieve MDG.

Contribution to SuSanA:
What JADE is expecting from partnership the same things JADE want to contribute to SusSanA.

Tofayel Ahmed is the SuSanA contact person for JADE.
JADE website: www.jade-bd.org


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Re: Introducing Japan Association of Drainage and Environment (JADE): a new partner organisation of SuSanA

Dear SuSanA Secretariat team,
Thank you very much for introducing Japan Association of Drainage and Environment as a new partner of SuSanA. We hope to exchange our findings and experiences through global community.
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