Published in: 2005
Practical information is urgently needed which will allow those living in rural, peri-urban and even some urban areas of Africa to build and practice the art of recycling nutrients from their own excreta in order to gain better crops and vegetables in their own back gardens. The work is primarily intended for use in African countries, where there is space, where back yard gardening is practised and where the climate is warm and wet seasons are interspersed with dry. These principles can be adapted to suit local conditions in various countries in the sub-region. The method
chosen will depend on several factors, not least the amount of money available to build a facility and the willingness of the user to engage in the practice of recycling.
EcoSanRes (2005). An Ecological Approach to Sanitation in Africa - A Compilation of Experiences - EcoSanRes Fact Sheet 12. SEI
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