Freshwater Action Network
– grassroots influencing on water and sanitation

South Asia

Strengthen the SWA at the national level to ensure grassroots engagement

FANSA member Laboni Shabnam (Dhaka Ahsania Mission)

FANSA member Laboni Shabnam (Dhaka Ahsania Mission) shares her reflections from attending the first ever Sanitation and Water for All Partnership meeting, describing how the country level process must be strengthened to ensure the grassroots are properly engaged in this important process which is clearly making an impact. 

New Sri Lankan chapter agreed at FANSA steering committee

The FANSA Regional Steering Committee meeting for the year 2012 was held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 15-17 of October 2012 and hosted by Village Education and Resource Center (VERC), Bangladesh, which is also the hosting organisation of the Bangladesh national chapter. A number important decisions were made in the meeting including the setting up of a new national chapter in Sri Lanka.

Announcing FANSA's new Coordinator Siddhartha Das

FANSA's new Coordinator Siddhartha Das

 

Siddhartha Das joins FANSA as the new regional Coordinator. A management graduate with specialisation in Forestry and Natural Resources, he has been working with UNICEF as the HIV/AIDS Officer in its India Country Office in Delhi for 2 years. 

Nasir asks - Can SDGs serve and survive as tools for sustainable development?

Syed Shah Nasir Khisro, National Convenor of FANSA Pakistan, is participating in the Rio+20 conventions from 13 June 2012. He shares his participation and learning from the conference to the larger audience of FANSA family. 

Bangladesh: government cuts water and sanitation budget by US$ 121 million

The Bangladesh government has reduced its allocation for water and sanitation by around 10 billion taka (US$ 121 million) in the proposed 2012-13 budget. This is 29 per cent less than in 2011-2012. Just two months earlier at the SWA High Level Meeting in Washington, DC, the government had committed to increase the allocation for sanitation and water supply by 50 per cent. [1]

FAN South Asia launches new four-year strategy

FANSA strategy 2012-16

FANSA has released its new four-year strategy at the first annual general meeting of the new independent FAN Global focusing on the human right to water and sanitation, sector governance, equity and inclusion, climate change. 

Preparing for SACOSAN 5 - Nepal meeting

Meeting report on preparing for SACOSAN 5 in Nepal

FANSA-Kerala and the World Walks for Water and Sanitation

 

On the eve of World Water Day-2012, FANSA Kerala Chapter celebrated the event with various activities including World Walks for Water and Sanitation, Seminars, Street-play, Cultural events with recitation of poems by 20 eminent malayalam poets on "rivers, streams, lakes, rain, water, hygiene and waste”.

Nepal Strategic Plan

Nepal Strategic Plan

WASH policy Nepal

WASH policy Nepal
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