Research on business models for fecal sludge management turns into a training agenda across India
In India, more and more people have access to toilets. But the widespread poor management and disposal of fecal sludge from millions of new pits and septic tanks is a fast-accumulating risk for public health and the environment. That risk is the impetus behind a national series of training sessions, which will introduce sustainable models of managing fecal sludge from its collection to its safe reuse as a resource.
The training modules are based on a pair of publications from the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE) in support of the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) on fecal sludge management and the potential for resource recovery and reuse. WLE/IWMI researched business models for…
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