Updates from West & Central Asia

29 October 2018

BORDA at the opening ceremony of the Healing Garden in Chamchamal, Northern Iraq

On 28 October 2018, BORDA Iraq participated in the opening ceremony of the Healing Garden at the Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights’ Trauma Therapy Centre, where a BORDA-built DEWATS treats greywater for garden irrigation and produces biogas
24 July 2018

Reusing treated wastewater in alfalfa farming: a site visit

On 24 July 2018 the ISSRAR team visited an alfalfa farm located south of Amman that is irrigated by treated wastewater. The aim: evaluating the feasibility of the ISSRAR business model for alfalfa cultivation.
6 July 2018

ISSRAR presentation at regional WASH workshop in Lebanon

At SDC’s regional WASH workshop in Bekaa, Lebanon on 1-6 July 2018, BORDA presented the ISSRAR project to over 50 WASH practitioners working with development agencies, the UN and INGOs from the MENA region
5 July 2018

Local youth support technical assessments of household sanitation systems in Azraq, Jordan

In coordination with the Azraq Municipality and supervised by BORDA staff, 14 youth representatives received training and conducted household surveys to support the design study of the ISSRAR project’s sewer system component
18 March 2018

Using the participatory approach to improve sanitation solutions in Jordan

ISSRAR Consortium is making progress: a governance assessment workshop and a memorandum of understanding between the consortium partners and the municipality of Azraq open the way to develop adapted sanitation solutions in Jordan
7 December 2017

Program launch: Innovative Sanitation Solutions and Reuse in Arid Regions (ISSRAR)

With BORDA as an implementing partner and in line with Jordan’s national water strategy, the SDC-funded ISSRAR project aims to ensure and promote safe reuse of treated wastewater and biosolids–turning waste streams into resource streams