Dear SFD enthusiast,        

 

Have you ever wondered how it would be to prepare an SFD? Have you started preparing your own SFDs using the SFD Graphic Generator? Or have you completed an SFD? Where do you stand?

We would like to offer you extra support, so you can either start preparing or complete your SFD and have it ready to be used in your processes.

Besides the continuous support offered by the SFD Helpdesk, during a one-month period we are providing additional effort to review and provide you with feedback on your work. This also includes a live Q&A session on December 4th, 2017. This session is the opportunity for you to profit from expertise in the SFD team and receive detailed input to your SFD. 

We would therefore like to encourage you to submit your SFD to the Review Procedure during this time, as it:

  • offers you the possibility for having your work reviewed by peers, whose feedback can enhance the quality of its results;
  • ensures that SFD graphics and reports meet some basic criteria and are of high quality, and
  • enables you to have your SFD published on the SFD Portal, contributing to the better understanding of excreta management worldwide (http://sfd.susana.org/)

We are now providing an additional format to the three levels of SFD reporting explained in detail in the SFD Manual: the SFD Lite. The SFD Lite is a simplified reporting template that summarises just the key information underlying your SFD graphic.

The SFD team will be reviewing SFD reports submitted either by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or via the SFD Helpdesk (submit an SFD online). So that we can review your work effectively and efficiently, we need to receive:

  • a draft SFD report using any of the SFD levels: Lite, initial, intermediate or comprehensive
  • SFD data as a json file (produced with the SFD Graphic Generator)
  • SFD Source Evaluation Tool
  • User’s check-list

Deadline for submission of reports within this extra period of review and feedback is December 15th, 2017.

Authors are encouraged to visit http://www.susana.org/en/knowledge-hub/resources-and-publications/library/details/2357, where templates, guiding documents and reference material can be found, including:

We look forward to hearing from you,

SFD PI team.

  

 

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Meet the SFD Promotion Initiative at the World Water Week 2017! 

Do you know what Shit Flow Diagrams are? Meet the SFD Promotion Initiative at WWW!

The SFD Promotion Initiative will be offering 1-hour slots every day at the SuSanA booth (no.44) throughout the week. You are welcome to stop by, share your ideas, learn more about the SFD Graphic Generator, get inspired by the most recent experiences using SFDs in Asia, Africa and Latin America and ask the SFD PI any question you might have.

 

SFD Exchange at the SuSanA booth

Sunday, 27 August: 11:00 - 12:00 

Monday, 28 August: 13:00 - 14:00 

Tuesday, 29 August: 10:00 - 11:00  and 14:00 - 15:00

Wednesday, 30 August: 14:00 - 15:00  

Thursday, 31 August: 10:30 - 11:30  

Friday, 1 September: 10:30 - 11:30  

Download the SFD flyer here!

 

 
 
 

For Improved Urban Sanitation Programming at City-Wide Scale

Date: June 22-23, 2017

Venue: Centre for Science and Environment, 41, Tughlakabad Institutional Area, New Delhi-110062

Language: English

Aim
SFDs are emerging as a popular tool to help cities plan sanitation service delivery. The focus of this ToT is to introduce the SFDs, the tools developed by the SFD Promotion Initiative and to understand how adults learn.

Outcomes/Objectives
On completion of the training the participant trainers will be able to:

  • Understand SFDs (diagram and report) and the history of their development
  • Understand the need for a standardized methodology
  • Understand the available tools including their context, range and how to use them
  • Use the developed tools to go through a worked examplee
  • Understand the support available to enable the development of SFD for their city


Logistics
CSE will support the training fees, accommodation and travel of registered participants, only 2 participants per organization are allowed.

Registration

Last date of registration is 9th June till 05:00 PM.  Selection of participants would be on first come first serve basis. Only 20 seats are available.
For more details please click here.
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Posters, Presentations and Workshop during FSM4 in Chennai, India

Do you know what shit flow diagrams are? Meet the SFD Promotion Initiative at FSM4!

The SFD Promotion Initiative is present at FSM4 and has prepared posters, presentations and a workshop, so you can learn more about the approach and the tools.

 

Presentations

Monday, 20 February, 16:00 - 17:30 at Sembian Annex 2  (Track: Industry 1.4: FSM Knowledge Management)

1.4.3. Institutional Capacity Building of Ganga Basin Cities for their journey beyond ODF. Rohilla, S. et al.

Tuesday, 21 February, 10:30 – 12:00 at Rajendra 8 (Track: Industry 2.1: Tools and Planning) 

2.1.1. Tools for faecal sludge management planning in small towns: case study of Bignona, Senegal. Sonko, E.M. and Stande, L.

2.1.2. Tool for the assessment and development of sustainable city-wide FSM Services. Scott, R. et al.

Wednesday, 22 February, 10 :30 – 12:00 at Rajendra 8  (Track: Industry 3.1: Learning from Research)

3.1.1. Findings of the shit flow diagram developed for the city of Durban, South Africa. Sindall, R.

3.1.2. Lessons learnt from developing SFDs at scale. Furlong, C. et al.

 

Workshop (Thursday, 23rd February. 9:00 - 17:00)

SFD Workshop. Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), University of Leeds and GIZ on behalf of the SFD Promotion Initiative (SFD PI).
 

Posters (Mo - Thu, 13:00 - 14:15 at Sembian Annex 1)

- Predicting the impact of sanitation investment projects on the Sanitation Service Chain using excreta flow diagrams (SFDs). L. Fernandez Martinez, C. Furlong, R.E. Scott (Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC), Loughborough University)

- Using Excreta Flow Diagrams (SFDs) As An Integral Part Of City Wide Sanitation Planning For Indian Cities. CSE

Download the SFD flyer here!

 

Online

In this webinar, the SFD Promotion Initiative presented you the online tools, including the recently launched SFD Graphic Generator and the modalities of support available. In the first part of this webinar, Barbara Evans (University of Leeds) demonstrated the Graphic Generator and its functionalities. Afterwards, Dr. Suresh Rohilla shared with the participants some examples of how SFDs have been used in India. Furthermore, Dr. Susanne Bieker (GIZ) presented how the SFD Promotion Initiative can be of assistance during the preparation of SFDs and the channels available to reach out to us.

Online and Stockholm, Sweden

On Friday 26, at 14:00 CEST, a live stream of the SFD Exchange meeting in Stockholm will be available. The meeting is aimed at sharing cases where the underlying thinking of the SFD approach has stimulated and structured discussions about urban sanitation, the design of project proposals and research questions; and has changed the discourse around sanitation.

Stockholm, Sweden

On Wednesday 26, afternoon, attendees of the Stockholm World Water Week will have an additional opportunity to learn more about the SFD approach. During the side event Sustainable City Sanitation: from planning to implementation, one table will the dedicated to debate the SFD approach and its potential as an advocacy and decision-support tool for integrated urban excreta management in cities.

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Stockholm, Sweden

Do you want to learn more about SFD? Then join our side event at the Stockholm World Water Week! The SFD Promotion Initiative is hosting an event on Wednesday, August 26. Members of all partner institutions will be there to explain the SFD approach. You will have the opportunity to understand how SFDs are made and what they are used for, pose questions and join a round table discussion. Don’t miss it!

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Dakar, Senegal

We are happy to announce a SFD Side Event on 27th May during the 4th AfricaSan Conference in Dakar, Senegal. All participants of the conference are cordially invited to join this side event.

The SFD Promotion Initiative will meet on 28 and 29 May 2015 after the 4th AfricaSan Conference (invitation only).

  • Global call for SFDs – Nov. – Dec. 2017

    Where are you standing in the SFD process? 

    We would like to offer you extra support, so you can either start preparing or complete your SFD and have it ready to be used for your purpose.

    Submit your SFD until December, 15th 2017!


  • SFD: The Indonesian Case (video)

    Watch the video (full version) on how the SFD was introduced in Indonesia and why the Indonesian government sees it as a useful tool to improve urban sanitation!


  • SFD Offline Graphic Generator

    You can now download SFD offline Graphic Generators for Windows and Mac.


  • SFD PI Update 5

    Check out the latest developments of SFD Promotion Initiative on the SuSanA Forum


  • SFD Manual - Volume 1 and 2 (version 2.0)

    SFD Manual (version 2.0) along with offline Graphic Generator now available.


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