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Bahir Dar SAWE

Bahir Dar SAWE Project in Ethiopia (Duration 2009-2011)

The projects aims to promote Self-sufficiency in energy, waste and sanitation in four selected city districts in Bahir Dar City. The goal is to take a holistic approach to city development and create demand for improved sanitation and waste management. Main activities of the project are:

  • Establish Urban Agriculture Gardens for reuse of sanitation outputs and workshops on urban agriculture
  • Demonstrate biogas and new sanitation technologies
  • City wide cleanup campaigns
  • Educate kebele’s dwellers on sanitation and hygiene

Read more about our project and the city of Bahir Dar:

Summary of the Review report of the SAWE -project, autumn 2010

Bahir Dar SAWE -project broschure in english

Map of Kebeles and public toilets in Bahir Dar

Biogas toilets

Example of urine divertion toilets in Ethiopia (video)

City of Bahir Dar


Informal publications

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