Agriculture as a Driver for Sanitation - CREPA’s Experience (Burkina Faso)

Henry, L. (2011)

Published in: 2011

Presented on 20 July 2011 at a seminar at AfricaSan3 (Kigali, Rwanda) on Linkages between Agriculture and Productive Sanitation: Scaling up Ecosan in Africa

Henry, L.

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Content - Summary

- 2 EU (Food Facility) funded projects (EU2 and EU3)
- Linking agriculture with sanitation
- Agriculture used as a driver for sanitation
- Appropriate in communities where subsistence farming is high
- Hurdle: making the practice of reuse of excreta acceptable

Way forward:
Main problems associated with scaling up and incorporation into agriculture policy:
- Buy-in and adoption at national level
- High turnover of staff (problems with continuity)
- Repackage in a way that appeals to national government
- All evidence exists…next step extract and repackage
- Integration with other sanitation approaches

Bibliographic information

Henry, L. (2011). Agriculture as a Driver for Sanitation - CREPA’s Experience (Burkina Faso). Presented on 20 July 2011 at a seminar at AfricaSan3 (Kigali, Rwanda) on Linkages between Agriculture and Productive Sanitation: Scaling up Ecosan in Africa

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English Faeces or faecal sludge Presentations Rural Sub-Saharan Africa Urine Urine diversion dehydration toilets (UDDTs)


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