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Vision
To be a centre of excellence for research, capacity building and outreach in water, sanitation, hygiene and appropriate technology development, for health.

Mission statement
To be a leader in generating knowledge, and through dissemination, inform policy and practice. WASHTED’s multidisciplinary approach aims to contribute significantly towards the achievement of the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy, and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through local and international collaboration.

Projects

SHARE: Sanitation and Hygiene Applied Research for Equity Phase II

SHARE: Sanitation and Hygiene Applied Research for Equity Phase II

Food safety and hygiene play an important role in reducing and controlling diarrhoeal disease. The SHARE phase II projec...

Malawi Small Town Environmental Sanitation Planning

Malawi Small Town Environmental Sanitation Planning

The goal is to develop and validate a participatory planning methodology adapted to contexts typical for small town sett...

SCHI: Scotland Chikwawa Health Initiative

SCHI: Scotland Chikwawa Health Initiative

The Scotland Chikwawa Health Initiative (SCHI) is implementing the ‘Healthy Settings’ approach to develop model communit...

MREAP: Malawi Renewable Energy Acceleration Programme

MREAP: Malawi Renewable Energy Acceleration Programme

The Scottish Government funded the £2.3m Malawi Renewable Energy Acceleration Programme (MREAP) from 2012-15. The object...

AIR: Academic Initiative for Renewables

AIR: Academic Initiative for Renewables

The Academic Initiative for Renewables) project is aimed at developing capacity in renewable energy technologies by focu...

WATERSPOUTT:  Water Sustainable Point Of Use  Treatment Technologies

WATERSPOUTT: Water Sustainable Point Of Use Treatment Technologies

Solar water disinfection (SODIS) uses freely available solar energy to inactivate pathogens in water stored in transpare...

SOWATT:  Selecting Organic WAste Treatment Technologies

SOWATT: Selecting Organic WAste Treatment Technologies

Biodegradable organic solid waste (biowaste) is a valuable resource that is under-utilized and under-valued. The SOWATT-...

SOGERV: Sustainable Off-Grid electrification of Rural Villages

SOGERV: Sustainable Off-Grid electrification of Rural Villages

This Scottish funded project aims to reduce energy poverty in rural Chikhwawa district through the electrification of ho...

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Blog

WASHTED attends regional partners update meeting for SHARE Consortium

WASHTED attends regional partners update meeting for SHARE Consortium

19 June 2017

Tracy Morse and Save Kumwenda attended the SHARE partners meeting in Zambia from 1st –...

Shared Dialogue Workshop for Community Input to Water Treatment Design

Shared Dialogue Workshop for Community Input to Water Treatment Design

19 June 2017

The WASHTED team, with visiting social scientists from Maynooth and Buckinghamshire New University’s, conducted their...

WASHTED updates WATERSPOUTT General Assembly in Stellenbosch, South Africa

WASHTED updates WATERSPOUTT General Assembly in Stellenbosch, South Africa

19 June 2017

Tracy Morse and Kingsley Lungu attended the WATERSPOUTT General Assembly from 29th – 31st May...

Cooperation with University of KwaZulu-Natal on FSM Research

Cooperation with University of KwaZulu-Natal on FSM Research

16 June 2017

A“viscous heater” developed at Missouri Kansas City (UMKC) and Oklahoma State (OSU) Universities, and tested...

Contact information

The University of Malawi, The Polytechnic
Chichiri, Blantyre 3.
Malawi

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Phone: (+265)1 870 411