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  • Internships at Athena Infonomics: In Their Own Words

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    An internship at Athena Infonomics allows you to develop, both professionally and by creating an impact in people’s everyday lives through the use of data. It offers a 360 degree view of the development sector, allowing you to contribute to projects for some very prestigious clients. Athena supports multilaterals, federal and provincial governments, private sector, international NGOs and more,...

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  • Include Women in Decision Making to Mitigate the Effects of Drought

    Include Women in Decision Making to Mitigate the Effects of Drought

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    The drought that India has suffered in recent weeks shows that water security has become a major challenge in the country. Women are more acutely affected by drought, particularly those living in rural areas. This results in deepened gender inequalities in education, work and health. One way to efficiently tackle the inequality resulting from water insecurity is to involve...

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  • Post ODF (Open Defecation Free): Solutions to Consider…

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    Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) has made significant strides over the last five years by providing underserved areas with access to toilets and encouraging their sustainable use. As we chart the course ahead for SBM, it is imperative that along with onsite sanitation systems, there needs to be a parallel development of faecal sludge treatment options in order to stop...

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  • World Water Week 2019

    World Water Week 2019: WASH Updates

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    We’re looking forward to our participation in the upcoming World Water Week in Stockholm. In anticipation of the event, we would like to share some of our work with our fellow WASH enthusiasts! Athena Infonomics’ experience covers a variety of thematic areas such as urban water management and Fecal Sludge Management (FSM). These thematic areas intersect with our use...

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  • FSM Toolbox for Laos: BORDA and AIT Conduct Training for Laos Government Staff

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    With funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and in cooperation with several regional and global organisations, an international and interdisciplinary research team from AIT, led by Prof. Thammarat Koottatep, developed version 1.0 of the FSM Toolbox, which was then refined by Athena Infonomics to come up with version 2.0.

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  • Field Diary: Fecal Sludge Management and Monitoring in Kampala

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    Field visit takeaways from a recent field visit to Kampala, Uganda for our BMGF funded project on developing an MLE platform for FSM.

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  • Field Diary: From Sewerage to Sanitation for all in Lusaka

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    Field visit takeaways from a recent field visit to Lusaka, Zambia for our BMGF funded project on developing an MLE platform for FSM.

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  • Field Diary: Climate Change and Water Management (iAdapt)

    Field Diary: Climate Change and Water Management (iAdapt)

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    To learn about this IDRC grant funded project on Integrated Rural Urban Water Management for Climate based Adaptations in Indian Cities (iAdapt), click here. The iAdapt Initiative: a Comprehensive Toolkit for Water Management The iAdapt initiative is a comprehensive toolkit for water management spearheaded in Vijayawada by Athena Infonomics. It includes several interventions including the RURBAN platform, which facilitates...

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