On the 15th May, Isidima made a presentation at the Sanitation Indaba at the International Convention Centre in Durban. Here all necessary stakeholders, affected parties and opinion leaders in the sanitation sector participated in this national dialogue.
The aims of the Indaba were: To showcase the practical demonstration of cutting-edge appropriate sanitation technologies that can be implemented in South Africa and Africa.
To provide an engagement space for communities on the feasibility of technology implementation as it pertains to their contexts.
To pool ideas and experiences to accelerate the adoption of world-class advanced technologies by both municipal and industrial water users.
To develop a roadmap for the scaling up of technologies and solutions.
To launch the South African Sanitation Innovation Grand Challenge.
Priority issues that were discussed included:
Sanitation Technology Assessment & Evaluation
Health, Hygiene & Education
Cooperative Governance & Regulatory Frameworks
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Isidima also responded to an invitation to exhibit at the Western Cape Dept of Agricultures Nursery Day on the 13th May 2015.
Earlier in the month, Isidima was invited to be present at the Western Cape Sanitation Game Changer workshop. This process is seeking to re-think the process for sanitation delivery thoughout the Western Cape.