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Water For Production

Irrigation farming has enormous benefits to the farmers but this ought to be supported by use of fertilizers (these can be the no cost fertilizers such as human urine) to enhance crop yields. Irrigation reduces the dependence of farmers on rain -fed agriculture, providing them with the opportunity to produce crops through out the year….

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Toilet Facility Hygiene

Stakeholders have invented technologies to improve the hygiene of toilet facilities. To this effect so far the ATC has profiled the SATO pan and associate it with the following advantages; Prevents bad odour from the toilet Minimizes breeding of cockroaches from the toilet Prevents flies Facilitates easy use and cleaning of the toilet Requires use…

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Sanitation And Hygiene Technologies

The ATC has profiled a number of sanitation technologies and from this exercise the following lessons were learnt; Any toilet technology can fail as long as effective operation and maintenance is lacking There is gross misuse of public toilets in Uganda regardless of the education level of the users. Therefore, for public toilets to function…

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Rainwater Harvesting (RWH)

Uganda enjoys an average annual rainfall of 1500mm with extreme highs experienced over and around Lake victoria. With exception of Karamoja region, most parts of the country experience at least two seasons of rainfall- bimodal rainfall pattern and this makes the potential for rainwater harvesting viable. To harness the benefits of the plenty rainwater in…

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Point of Use (poU) Water treatment

Safe water chain is critical to ensure health of the population however in many communities, safe water chain is compromised by people using very dirty jerrycans to fetch water, surviving in poor sanitation and unhygienic environment in addition to sharing water with animals. In other places, there is total lack of access to safe water….

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Briquetting of organic waste as an alternative to wood fuel

Briquetting of organic waste is an inititative by ATC to concretize possible solutions to the rampant environmental degradation in the country.  We carry out research with purpose of technology profiling but also train institutions, groups and individuals who wish to take up the technology. Recommendation: We strongly recommend government to take on stringent measures to…

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Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM)

Interventions by the Appropriate Technology Centre for Water and Sanitation (ATC) are aimed at bridging the technological gaps MHM in schools. It involves capacity building of pupils in production of sanitary pads and monitoring of their menstrual cycle. The intervention is based on appreciation that proper MHM catalyzes integrated development approaches aimed at enhancing girl…

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Low Cost Technologies

ATC Carries Out Research Profiling Low Cost Technologies To Guide Uptake. Appropriateness Of A Technology Takes Into Considerations Issues Of Accessibility, Affordability And Acceptability Among Others. Cost Implication Is Central For Up Take Of Any Technology. We Generated A List Of ‘Low Cost’ Technologies In Water, Hygiene And Sanitation And For Any Information Or Guidance…