Recent reports, videos on fecal sludge management

EVENTS

4th International Faecal Sludge Management Conference (FSM4) to be Held in Chennai, India, February 2017. FSM4 will focus on innovative and practical solutions that can be scaled up, including three tracks: research, case studies, and industry & exhibition.

VIDEOS

Fecal Sludge Management in Madagascar. WASHplus, 2016. This video summarizes the WASHplus activity in Madagascar on turning “poo into profit.”

Low Cost Technologies for Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) in Kampala, Uganda: A Video. Water for People, May 2016. This holistic approach to sanitation and faecal sludge management is impacting many peoples’ lives, particularly in the slums of Kampala.

ONLINE COURSES

Introduction to Faecal Sludge Management. EAWAG, December 2015. This online video course produced by Linda Strande for the FSM e-Learning alliance (http://www.fsm-e-learning.net/) gives an introduction to faecal sludge and fecal sludge management.

Overview of Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) Technologies. EAWAG, December 2015. This online course gives an overview of the current knowledge of faecal sludge management treatment technologies and end products within the framework of technical tools that can be used for selecting and designing them.

REPORTS

Co-Composting of Solid Waste and Fecal Sludge for Nutrient and Organic Matter Recovery. International Water Management Institute, 2016. This research paper was prepared to support planners, researchers, development experts and practitioners in their work, by providing practical guidance and the latest knowledge related to co-composting of organic waste from municipal waste streams, including human excreta.

Faecal Sludge Management: WASH in Emergencies Problem Exploration Report.Humanitarian Innovation Fund, 2016. The management of excreta during an emergency in an urban context has very limited options. This report puts forward a few areas for further exploration and development.

Experiences of Developing Pit-Emptying Businesses in East Africa. Stone Family Foundation, 2015. Findings presented at the 2015 WEDC conference from Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor, Water for People, and WaterAid, which have all tested slightly different approaches to developing pit-emptying businesses in East Africa, with a focus on business models for the manual emptying of pit latrines.

Co-Composting of Solid Waste and Fecal Sludge for Nutrient and Organic Matter Recovery. International Water Management Institute, 2016. This research paper was prepared to support planners, researchers, development experts and practitioners in their work, by providing practical guidance and the latest knowledge related to co-composting of organic waste from municipal waste streams, including human excreta.

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