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Consortium for DEWATS Dissemination (CDD) Society

Established in 2005, CDD Society is a not-for-profit organisation addressing critical issues of urban sanitation, environment and water security, particularly for the benefit of the disadvantaged poor. Read More →

Upcoming Training


27th International Engineers’ Training Programme on DEWATS™


4th International Faecal Sludge Management (FSM4) Conference to be held early 2017 in Chennai, India

CDD Society will be conducting a 5-days training programme on DEWATS™ for Engineers' in collaboration with BORDA and RGRHCL at CASS, Bangalore from 19th through 23th September 2016 at the Centre for Advanced Sanitation Solutions (CASS) in Kengeri, Bangalore.

The objective of this training programme is to introduce and impart engineering skills to professionals for designing and implementing DEWATS™. Read More →


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Upcoming Event


Closing the loop- Mainstreaming agriculture in the WASH discourse


4th International Faecal Sludge Management (FSM4) Conference to be held early 2017 in Chennai, India

This two-day network meeting will be conducted by EcoPro and CDD Society on 17th and18th of June in Auroville with a site visit to a village in Tindivanam, Pondicherry. This network meeting aims to provide a platform for different stakeholders in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene sector and Agriculture sector to come together for an interdisciplinary exchange of knowledge.
Among the speakers will be medical doctors, agriculturists, farmers, promoters of ecological sanitation and users of ecosan toilets to discuss the opportunities and challenges in reuse of ecosan products in agriculture. The proposed outcome is to acquire better understanding of linkages between ecological sanitation and agriculture, to explore the nuances across policies and regulations in this respect and to reach a consensus on how to effectively close the nutrient loop between agriculture and sanitation.
CDD Nexus Team and EcoPro are looking forward to constructive discussions!

For registration and more information, please send an email to nexus@cddindia.org



4th International Faecal Sludge Management (FSM4) Conference to be held early 2017 in Chennai, India

4th International Faecal Sludge Management (FSM4) Conference to be held early 2017 in Chennai, India

After the success of the first three International FSM Conferences in Hanoi (2015) and Durban (2011& 2012), FSM4 aims to bring together professionals working in the sector, including utilities, service providers, cities, governments, academics, scientists, consultants, donors and industries, to support the global initiative of disseminating sustainable solutions for FSM.

The idea is to share and brainstorm potential solutions that will manage faecal sludge, preventing it from creating any harm to the environment, to formulate policy recommendations that promote best practices, and to identify lessons learned in how to make FSM an integral part of sanitation service delivery.
For more details, visit www.FSM4.susana.org



Guest Lectures

  • Sustainable business model for scaling-up FSM using Black Soldier Fly Larvae: A demand-driven approach
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    Mr. Vinoth Rayar,

    founder and CEO for Freshrooms Lifesciences,Chennai.

  • How Mindtree is using Technology to empower Waste pickers and building an SWM Ecosystem
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    Srikrishna Balachandran

    Mindtree Limited, Bangalore

  • There are over 80 DWCCs that are built to handle dry waste collection on a daily basis..... Read more

    Dr.B Ramakrishna Goud

    Professor, St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore