3rd Asian Sanitation Dialogue

Events

3rd Asian Sanitation Dialogue

27 May 2014 to 29 May 2014
Manila
Philippines

The 3rd Asian Sanitation Dialogue emphasized a comprehensive approach to sanitation and focused on packaging on-site sanitation, wastewater, and septage management projects as viable business opportunities. Discussions covered solution options—addressing the policy and capacity gaps; adoption of appropriate technologies; dealing with the financing, viability, and affordability issues; promoting performance-based contracts and output-based incentives; and demonstrating health, socioeconomic, and environmental benefits.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
27 May 2014 Session 1 - Introduction Sustainable Sanitation: How Do We Get There?
About 1.7 billion people in Asia face health hazards due to lack of proper sanitation. While multiple stakeholders across the region are taking...
27 May 2014 Session 1 - Introduction Welcome Remarks - 3rd Asian Sanitation Dialogue
Asian Development Bank's Vice President Stephen Groff in his presentation laid out the current sanitation situation in Asia...
Stephen Groff
27 May 2014 Session 1 - Introduction Message from Bill Gates and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Sanitation, the most off-tracked of all the Millennium Development Goals, has recently received greater attention from government donors and...
27 May 2014 Session 1 - Introduction Sanitation: Achievements, Failures, and Post-2015 Goals
World Health Organization's Payden explained the driving forces behind water, sanitation, and hygiene; global and regional progress...
Payden .
27 May 2014 Session 1 - Introduction Reinvent the Toilet Challenge
This presentation shares innovative toilet sanitation solutions that do not only challenge, but also aim to reinvent the existing ...
Michael Hoffman
27 May 2014 Session 1 - Introduction Innovations and Making Sanitation Happen
As cities continue to grow at an unprecedented pace, access to water and sanitation becomes a priority. In Asia, sanitation is lagging behind...
Patrick Rousseau
27 May 2014 Session 2 - Navigating the Paradigm Shift Introduction - Navigating the Paradigm Shift
With Indonesia, Nepal, and Viet Nam as case study examples, this session discussed if the Millennium Development Goal sanitation target...
Amy Leung
27 May 2014 Session 2 - Navigating the Paradigm Shift Nepal and South Asia: Triggering and Sustaining Behavior Change
South Asia has attained considerable progress in sanitation over the last 21 years. Though Nepal continues to face some sanitation issues and...
Kishore Thapa
27 May 2014 Session 2 - Navigating the Paradigm Shift Viet Nam: Meeting the Millennium Development Goals, Policies, and City Sanitation Strategies
There is a need to review the institutional, social, technical, and financial issues surrounding the delivery of water supply and sanitation...
Hubert Jenny
27 May 2014 Session 2 - Navigating the Paradigm Shift Indonesia Waste Water Institute: Structured Capacity Building for Wastewater Operators
The Indonesia Waste Water Institute was established with the objective of providing structured capacity building support to wastewater service...
Jose Cordovilla
27 May 2014 Session 2 - Navigating the Paradigm Shift Vision for Water and Waste in the 21st Century
Unprecedented pressure on resources in the 21st century has transformed the water and waste market landscapes: water models moving towards improved...
Henry Saint Bris
27 May 2014 Session 3 - Mythbusters: Technologies for Today's Sanitation Challenges Introduction - Mythbusters: Technologies for Today’s Sanitation
This session discussed technology options and enabling conditions for today’s sanitation challenges. It also tackled how to make the right...
Sally Gutierrez
27 May 2014 Session 3 - Mythbusters: Technologies for Today's Sanitation Challenges The Role of Innovative Technologies in Improving Sanitation
Paradigm shifts in wastewater is needed to ensure sustainability of the environment, economy, and society. With the potential benefits of lower...
Sally Gutierrez
27 May 2014 Session 3 - Mythbusters: Technologies for Today's Sanitation Challenges Technology for Sanitation: An Indian Experience
Introduced in India, the eToilet is a breakthrough innovation in sanitation that uses technology. The eToilet, through its unique sewage treatment...
Sideek Ahmed
27 May 2014 Session 3 - Mythbusters: Technologies for Today's Sanitation Challenges Decentralized Solutions: Agile and Appropriate Wastewater Treatment, Solid Waste Management, and Renewable Energies
Mainstreaming decentralized solutions in wastewater treatment, solid waste management, and renewable energy is an agile and appropriate response...
Jens Bruns
27 May 2014 Session 3 - Mythbusters: Technologies for Today's Sanitation Challenges Comparing Technologies: The Case of Maynilad Water Services
The choice of technology to use in the case of Maynilad Water Services in the Philippines is dependent on land availability. The company treats...
Francisco Arellano
27 May 2014 Session 3 - Mythbusters: Technologies for Today's Sanitation Challenges Technology Advances: Driven by Regulations and Sustainability
Driven by the concepts of regulation and sustainability, technological innovations in sanitation led by the developed countries are seen as ...
Rodney Chapin
27 May 2014 Session 4 - Green from Brown: Greening our Urban Wastes Introduction - Green from Brown: Greening our Urban Wastes
This presentation discusses innovative solutions, technologies, and supporting policies, as well as shares good practices on how to...
Arjun Thapan
27 May 2014 Session 4 - Green from Brown: Greening our Urban Wastes Bayawan: Small City Sanitation Solutions
The sanitation and solid waste management program of Bayawan City in the Philippines is an exceptional sanitation solution for a small...
27 May 2014 Session 4 - Green from Brown: Greening our Urban Wastes Sustainable Urban Development: Examples from Seattle
Seattle in the United States is a model city with sustainable urban development practices. The city, an established leader in recycling...
Paul Fleming
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
28 May 2014 Session 5 - The Big Necessity: Integrated Solid Waste Management Introduction - The Big Necessity: Integrated Solid Waste Management
The solid waste management experiences of Kitakyushu City, Japan; Quezon City, Philippines; and Suez Environnement served as case examples in...
Diwesh Sharan
28 May 2014 Session 5 - The Big Necessity: Integrated Solid Waste Management Green Solutions for Integrated Solid Waste Management
A more effective integrated solid waste management system is now more critical than ever. Taking on a holistic approach and operating within...
Surendra Shrestha
28 May 2014 Session 5 - The Big Necessity: Integrated Solid Waste Management Solid Waste Management Systems in the City of Kitakyushu, Japan
The City of Kitakyushu in Japan has supported the management of household and recyclable wastes with policies and incentives that ...
Takashi Ikeda
28 May 2014 Session 5 - The Big Necessity: Integrated Solid Waste Management Quezon City's Environmental Management Program
As the Green Lung of Metro Manila, Quezon City in the Philippines has the most number of enacted environmental ordinances. Along with...
Frederika Rentoy
28 May 2014 Session 5 - The Big Necessity: Integrated Solid Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries: Lessons Learned and Vision from the Perspective of an International Private Operator
There is unprecedented transformation on the waste market as it grows rapidly in emerging countries. The key is to apply specific solutions ...
Henry Saint Bris
28 May 2014 Session 6 - From Waste to Resource Introduction - From Waste to Resource
This session discussed innovative systems, technologies, supporting policies, and incentives that help turn wastes into resources. It shared...
Anthony Jude
28 May 2014 Session 6 - From Waste to Resource Packaging Public-Private Partnerships in Waste-to-Energy Projects: ADB’s Experience
The Private Sector Operations Department of Asian Development Bank continues to be active in Waste-to-Energy (WTE) sector in many Asian...
Shuji Hashizume
28 May 2014 Session 6 - From Waste to Resource Fecal Sludge to Electricity
Sanitation methods that need fecal sludge management continue to increase. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation responds to the challenge...
Roshan Shrestha
28 May 2014 Session 6 - From Waste to Resource Carbon Credits from Wastewater Treatment
An initiative under the Clean Development Mechanism project, the Kinoya Sewerage treatment is the first of its kind in Fiji that moves towards...
Taitusi Vakadravuyaca
28 May 2014 Session 6 - From Waste to Resource Waste Recycling and Recovery Business
The development of solid waste management solutions relies heavily on efficient collection systems and waste characterization. Although there...
Derek Flynn
28 May 2014 Session 7 - Filling the Financing Gaps Introduction - Filling in the Financing Gaps
This session highlights innovative financing mechanisms and enabling conditions that make sanitation affordable and accessible, allow cost...
28 May 2014 Session 7 - Filling the Financing Gaps Transforming Thanh Hoa: Urban Sanitation in Viet Nam
While the booming economy in Viet Nam is driving rapid urbanization, urban development is uneven with the most rapid changes occurring in some...
28 May 2014 Session 7 - Filling the Financing Gaps Modalities for Financing and Sustaining Sanitation
Finding the right mix between the various revenues for sanitation—tariffs, taxes, and transfers (3Ts)—is critical to establish the sector on...
Bastien Simeon
28 May 2014 Session 7 - Filling the Financing Gaps Filling the Financial Gaps
There is a large gap in financing discussions: costs of services that people want and are willing to pay for, costs of asset management regulation...
Catarina Fonseca
28 May 2014 Session 7 - Filling the Financing Gaps Financing and Delivery Mechanisms for Sanitation: The Case of Japan
The percentage of sewered population in Japan has constantly increased in recent years. Alongside financing arrangements and supporting policies...
Mitsuo Kitagawa
28 May 2014 Session 7 - Filling the Financing Gaps Meet Mr. Toilet
About 40% of the world population still do not have access to simple toilet facilities. Apart from its aim to break the sanitation taboo in ...
Jack Sim
28 May 2014 Session 7 - Filling the Financing Gaps The New Base of the Pyramid Economy: Building the Ecosystem
An underserved market, the Base of the Pyramid (BoP) offers vast opportunities for the global economy. The creation of a vibrant ecosystem, ...
Jack Sim
28 May 2014 Session 7 - Filling the Financing Gaps Filling in the Financial Gaps
The Indonesia Urban Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (IUWASH) initiative has adopted three financial principles: “polluter pay” principle, regular...
Foort Bustraan
28 May 2014 Session 8 - Supporting Sanitation Innovations Introduction - Supporting Sanitation Innovations
This presentation discusses support for sanitation innovations as it introduces the Sanitation Financing Partnership Trust Fund...
Fei Yue
28 May 2014 Session 8 - Supporting Sanitation Innovations Sanitation Innovations in Urban Bangladesh
Despite the achievements in clean water and sanitation access, many challenges remain to improving environmental sanitation in urban Bangladesh...
28 May 2014 Session 8 - Supporting Sanitation Innovations Sanitation Financing Partnership Trust Fund: A Joint Initiative of ADB and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for Sustainable Sanitation
Most septage management projects focus solely on infrastructure with fecal sludge as the most ignored component in the sanitation sector. The...
Roshan Shrestha
28 May 2014 Session 8 - Supporting Sanitation Innovations Why We Need the Sanitation Trust Fund
The goal of the Sanitation Financing Partnership Trust Fund is to promote innovative sanitation solutions. The trust fund can pave the way in...
Amy Leung
28 May 2014 Session 8 - Supporting Sanitation Innovations Accessing Financing from the Sanitation Trust Fund for the 3rd Small Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project
To support the Government of Nepal, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) accessed financing from the Sanitation Financing Partnership Trust Fund...
Neeta Pokhrel
28 May 2014 Partners' Meeting - 7th World Water Forum Regional Process: Asian Perspective 7th World Water Forum
The 7th World Water Forum provided solutions to implementation, bridged platform of science and technology to water issues, and contributed ...
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
29 May 2014 Session 9 - Making a Business Case for Sanitation and Septage Management Introduction - Making a Business Case for Sanitation and Septage Management
This session highlights approaches and business models to initiate and sustain sanitation and septage management projects. It also features ...
Jan Willem Rosenboom, Antoinette Kome
29 May 2014 Session 9 - Making a Business Case for Sanitation and Septage Management Septage Management in Eastern Manila: The Manila Water Experience
To meet the sanitation challenges in Manila, Manila Water in the Philippines rolled out a number of septage management programs and sanitation...
Paulo Serias
29 May 2014 Session 9 - Making a Business Case for Sanitation and Septage Management Hands-off Model with Value Chain
Local businesses working under the Hands-Off Sanitation Marketing program of WaterSHED in Cambodia have set the benchmark for cost effectiveness...
Aun Hengly
29 May 2014 Session 9 - Making a Business Case for Sanitation and Septage Management Building an Integrated Sanitation Value Chain
SANERGY aims to build healthy and prosperous communities by making hygienic sanitation accessible and affordable for everyone. As SANERGY believes...
Ani Vallabhaneni
29 May 2014 Session 9 - Making a Business Case for Sanitation and Septage Management Building Inclusive Sanitation Businesses
Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor promotes an innovation path to drive inclusive new businesses. Governed by the world’s leading water...
Nirjhor Rahman
29 May 2014 Session 10 - Rising to the Challenge: Roundtable with the Decision-Makers Introduction - Rising to the Challenge: Roundtable with the Decision-Makers
This session discussed the biggest barriers to sanitation development and how to overcome them. It explained the perspectives and motivations...
Gil-Hong Kim
29 May 2014 Session 10 - Rising to the Challenge: Roundtable with the Decision-Makers Indonesia: Rising to the Challenge on Sanitation for Sustainable Human Settlements
Various challenges continue to impede the development of sanitation for sustainable human settlement in Indonesia. The support and participation...
Dwityo Aekoro Soeranto
29 May 2014 Session 10 - Rising to the Challenge: Roundtable with the Decision-Makers Rising to the Challenge: Sanitation Sector
India is confronted by challenges in urban sanitation. The Government of India, through its National Urban Sanitation Policy, has taken steps...
Parmod Kumar
29 May 2014 Closing Remarks - 3rd Asian Sanitation Dialogue
WooChong Um of Asian Development Bank (ADB) formally closed the conference by summarizing the current sanitation situation in the region...
Woochong Um

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