Business models for fecal sludge management
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Rao, Krishna C.; Kvarnstrom, E.; Di Mario, L.; Drechsel, Pay. 2016. Business models for fecal sludge management. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE).. 80p. (Resource Recovery and Reuse Series 06) doi: 10.5337/2016.213
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On-site sanitation systems, such as septic tanks and pit latrines, are the predominant feature across rural and urban areas in most developing countries. However, their management is one of the most neglected sanitation challenges. While under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the set-up of toilet systems received the most attention, business models for the sanitation service chain, including pit desludging, sludge transport, treatment and disposal or resource recovery, are only emerging. Based on the analysis of over 40 fecal sludge management (FSM) cases from Asia, Africa and Latin America, this report shows opportunities as well as bottlenecks that FSM is facing from an institutional and entrepreneurial perspective.
FAECAL SLUDGE; RESOURCE MANAGEMENT; RESOURCE RECOVERY; RECYCLING; BUSINESS MANAGEMENT; MODELS; WASTE DISPOSAL; DUMPING; SEWERAGE; WASTE TREATMENT; WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANTS; SOLID WASTES; POLLUTION; COMPOSTS; PUBLIC HEALTH; SANITATION; LATRINES; DEFAECATION; STAKEHOLDERS; FINANCE; COST RECOVERY; ENERGY RECOVERY; BIOGAS; ORGANIC FERTILIZERS; PRIVATE ENTERPRISES; INSTITUTIONS; PARTNERSHIPS; LICENCES; REGULATIONS; TRANSPORT; SEPTIC TANKS; NUTRIENTS; TAXES; FARMERS; URBAN AREAS; LANDSCAPE; HOUSEHOLD; INCENTIVES; CASE STUDIES