Aug. 28, 2018
Journey of exemplary Sediment Colour Tool (SCT) development to its dissemination, practice and digitalization for Arsenic mitigation at source (ASMITAS) and potential for scaling up global safe water access. SCT provides distinguishable visual colour attribute of sediments as perceived by the local drillers to install community boreholes at safe depth.
This session is intend to cover the following thread in connection to harness indigenous knowledge, development of ASMITAS and impact on private sector for providing drinking water safety in Bangladesh
Present situation of safe drinking water access and role of private sector in realizing the UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 6).
Indigenous knowledge leading to the development Sediment Colour Tool (SCT) and its current practice.
Development of ASMITAS as a digital water platform and its global applicability to enhance private sector capacity through sharing of Big Data among multiple stakeholders in decision making processes.
The integration of indigenous knowledge, science and policy is expected to have within this event through a perfect blending of policy makers, practitioners and researchers in the participation as speaker and the attendees.
Speakers on this occasion: