Tanzania: Farmers to Use Human Waste As Fertiliser

Farmers in Bukoba rural will soon start using sanitised human waste to fertilise their crops, an official has said. Kagera Development and Credit Revolving Fund (Kadetfu) executive director Yusto Muchuruza said that the idea follows the introduction of the ecosan toilets.


Four villages in the district have initially been earmarked for the Ecosan toilet project: Mulaya, Rwagati, Kyema and Kanazi. In Kagera region a demo Ecosan toilet has already been built at the Kashozi secondary school. A Kenyan environmental organisation, Osienala, is funding the construction.

Read more: Joas Kaijage, The Citizen (Dar es Salaam) / allAfrica.com, 24 May 2008

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