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Events held in 2014

14th Sanitation Community of Practice (SanCoP) Meeting: Sanitation in Emergencies

10th April 2014, hosted by Oxfam, Oxfam House, Oxford.



Attendance list


Keynote speaker

Welcome and Latest Trends in Emergency Sanitation, Andy Bastable (Oxfam)

Morning Sessions

Urban Emergency Sanitation, Harriette Purchas (RedR)
The Emergency Sanitation Project, Angus McBride (Oxfam GB)

Afternoon sessions (part 1)

Lime Stabilisation for Faecal Sludge Treatment in Emergencies, Emanuele Sozzi (Brighton University)
Design of an improved bucket toilet for emergencies, C4D (Cranfield University)
A portable sewage treatment plant for emergency use, Leigh Jones (SaniBox)

Afternoon sessions (part 2)

Treatment of Faecal Sludge in Emergencies, Katie Anderson (WASTE)
Use of Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) along the Relief-to-Development Continuum, Frank Greaves (Tearfund)
Accessibility Workshop, Hazel Jones (WEDC)

15th Sanitation Community of Practice (SanCoP) Meeting: Faecal Sludge Management, Wastewater Treatment and Reuse

4th November 2014, hosted by Leeds University, Leeds



Attendance list


Keynote speaker

Faecal Sludge Management (FSM): overview of (some) current research, Rebecca Scott (WEDC)
History of wastewater management, Barbara Evens (Leeds University)

Session 1: Containment, Emptying and Transportation

Public Private Partnership in Citywide Integrated Fecal Sludge Management, Meera Mehta (PAS Project, CEPT University)
Tools for optimization of the containment and transportation components of the FSM value chain, Ruth Kennedy-Walker (Newcastle University)
Do “excreta management ladders” exist?, Georges Mikhael (Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor)

Session 2: Treatment and Reuse – SWOT analysis of technological solutions

Waste assessment for a community-level FSM project, Peter Cruddas (Cranfield University)
Can Co-composting be a viable way of Inactivating Pathogens and Recovering Nutrients from Faecal Sludge? Musa Manga (Leeds University)
Maximising the value of human waste derived fertiliser in Madagascar, Ruben Sakrabani (Cranfield University)
Faecal sludge characterisation and anaerobic digestate treatment, Alison Parker on behalf of Chris Rose (Cranfield University)
A farm to fork risk assessment for the use of wastewater in agriculture in Accra - Ghana, Prince Antwi-Agyei (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)

Session 3: The business of resource recovery

Lessons of working with small businesses in the sanitation chain, Ada Oko-Williams and Rémi Kaupp (Water Aid UK)
FAME research project, Marie –Alix Prat (Trémolet Consulting)
Comparative Analysis of Resource Recovery and Reuse Business Cases and Models, Luca Di Mario (University of Cambridge)

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