3.4.2 From Faeces to Fertilizer

Course subject(s) Module 3 – Water & Waste Water: Water as Basic Need

Coupling Sanitation Systems with Agricultural Production

Now you know why it is important to include faecal sludge management as part of each sanitation solution. You have also heard about the potential benefits for a community when recourses are recovered from faecal sludge. But how does this work? How can we make valuable products from human waste? Let’s find out in the next video with PhD researcher Rosanne Wielemaker. She will explain how the nutrients in human waste can become a valuable resource by using them as fertilizers in agricultural production.

Coupling Sanitation Systems with Agricultural Production

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