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International Conference on Sustainable Sanitation, Dongsheng

August 2007 | China

Project implementers, practitioners and researchers within the areas of urban and rural ecological and sustainable sanitation, organic waste management and agricultural reuse participated in this conference on 26-29 August 2007 in Dongsheng, China in order to share experiences and best practices. The presentations of this conference are available as PDF on the links below.

Dry Ecological Sanitation Alternative in Tanzania
Alfred Shayo, Environmental Engineering and Pollution Control Organization (EEPCO), Tanzania

Sustainability Assessment on Ecological Sanitation System for Low-Income Areas in Indonesia
Almy Malisie and Ralf Otterpohl, Institute of Wastewater Management and Water Protection, Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), Germany

Challenges of Popularizing Ecological Sanitation Technology in Sri Lankan Culture
Deepthi Sumanasekera, National Water Supply & Drainage Board, Sri Lanka

Potentials, Challenges and Strategies for China’s Eco-San Development
Rusong Wang, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Closing the Loop: Promoting the Use of Dry Toilets and Human Excreta to Save Water and Produce Food at Family Level in Rural Mexico
Alberto Ysunza Ogazón, National Institute of Medical Science and Nutrition, Mexico

From Food to Food: Rural Sustainable Sanitation
Amrik Kalsi, Sustainability Africa, Kenya

The Gender Sensitivity and Health Risk Potential of Ecological Sanitation in Zimbabwe: A Case Study of Marondera Rural District
Edward Guzha, Civil Engineering Department, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe

A Comparative Study Evaluating Health Outcomes of Sanitation, Water Services and Hygiene Education in eThekwini Municipality
Luchminarayan et al., University of Kwazulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

WASH in Schools – A holistic action on better hygiene behaviour and healthy environment in Kerala
Roy Kunjappy, Centre for Community Health Research, India

The Importance of Education and Training in Ecosan Projects
Xu Zhe, Center for Energy and Environmental Protection Technology (CEEP), Ministry of Agriculture, China

Role Of Informal Solid Waste Management Sector And Possibilities Of Integration: The Case Of Amritsar City
Kirandeep Sandhu, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India

Pro-Poor Sanitation and Water Initiative in Kathmandu Valley
Rajesh Manandhar, UN HABITAT, Nepal

Sustainable Household Wastewate Treatment in Cities and Villages
Liu Shunyan, Ecosan Toilet Research of Jinhua, China

Assessing People’s Attitudes and Perceptions on Human Waste Recycling: A Social Acceptability Research in Barangay Ithan, Binangonan, Rizal
Kevin Roy Serrona and Jeong-soo Yu, Department of Science, Technology and Environment, Tohoku University, Japan

The research and application of eco-drainage system in rural areas of Beijing
Huansheng Huang, Beijing Municipal Research Institute of Environmental Protection, China

A Few Thoughts on the Application of Ecosan Systems in Tourist Areas
Zhang Ling, Hebei University of Engineering, China

The Study on Ecological Sanitation Systems in Dar-Es-Salaam
Anesi Mahenge, Waste Stabilization Ponds and Constructed Wetlands Research, Tanzania

Bayawan City Adopts Ecosan as a Tool in Health and Environmental Management
German P. Saraña, City Mayor, The Philippines

Economic Comparison Analysis for Application of Ecological Sanitation and Traditional Sanitation Systems in Towns of Northern China: Case Study
Zhou Lu et al., Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, China

Policy Analysis of the Application and Promotion of EcoSan Systems in Urban Areas of Northern China
Zhou Lu et al., Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, China

Household-level composting: Linking urban and peri-urban Agriculture to medicinal plant cultivation and Environmental Sanitation. An Experimental study carried out in Fako Division South West Province
Clement-Pierre Ndjomguem Tuma, Save the Nature, Cameroon

Assessing the effect of human urine in composting
Pragya Shrestha, Nepal

Composting and solarization applied in sanitization of anaerobic sewage sludge used as substrate for Senna siamea Lam seedlings production
Ronaldo Faustino, Federal University of Pernambuco, Mongolia

Organic Solid Waste Composting Treatment and Its Application in Soil Fertilization
Xu Zhi and Li Ji, College of Resource and Environmental Science, China Agricultural University, China

Human excreta and food security in South Africa
Aussie Austin, CSIR-Pretoria, South Africa

Dry toilet compost and separated urine as fertilisers – reflections to legislation and agricultural practices in Finland
Samira Hamdine, Tampere Polytechnic University of Applied Sciences, Finland

The Environmental Protection in Chinese Rural Area: Progress, Challenge and Countermeasure
Wang Xiahui, Chinese Academy for environmental protection, China

Ecosan-A New Concept of Sustainable Nutrients Management
Ma Wenlin, Beijing Institute of Civil Engineering and Architecture, China

AproSanidad Melaque: A Pilot Towards the Implementation of a Large Scale Urban EcoSan Utility
Juan José Del Toro, AproSanidad Melaque, Mexico

GTZ supported ecosan projects in India
Christine Werner and Sören Rüd, GTZ, Germany

Mixed Sanitation Solutions for Sustainable Urban Environment in Kenya: From Concepts to Reality
David Kuria, Sanitation Specialist & Ashoka Fellow, Kenya

The Regional Eco-Benefits Through Adopting Ecological Sanitation Technologies: Scenario Analysis of Chinese Cities in Loess Plateau
Chuanbin Zhou, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Ecological Sanitation for Chepangs in Nepal
Chuambin et al., Inner Mongolia, China

Ecosan Experience in Village Hayanist, Armenia
Emma Anakhasyan, AWHHE NGO in partnership with WECF, China

Potentials and Challenges in Ecological Sanitation in the Northern Areas (Baltistan) Pakistan
Bahadar Nawab & Cassandra Bergstrom, Ciit, Pakistan & UMB, Norway

Experience and Lessons from the Promotion of Eco-san Dry Toilets in Dianchi Basin
Liping Liu et al., Environmental Science, China

Sustainability and Credibility of Addis Ababa’s Eco-City Projects in Addressing the City’s Environmental Concern
Liku WorkAlemahu & Tsion Iemma, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Outbreak of Streptococcus Suis Epidemic Disease and Construction of Biogas
Zheng Shixuan Li Jian, Biogas Research Institute of the Department of Agriculture, China

New Countryside Ecosan Construction in Nanning City
Yunxin, China

Eco-town - A carrier of ecosan
Gao Jixi, Institute of Ecology, Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences, China

Attitudes and Sustainability: Myths and Realities
Ezatollah Karami, Department of Agricultural Extension, College of Agriculture, Shiraz University, Iran

Construct Modern Eco-island of Chongming
Huang Shenfa, Shanghai Academy of Environmental Science, China

Practice and Reflection on Eco- City Construction of Yangzhou
Xu Hongxi, China

Ecosan in Ouagadougou- Sustainable sanitation supporting Decentralisation and community Empowerment
Anselme Vodounhessi, CREPA, Burkina Faso

Ecological Sanitation in Bangladesh
M. Habibur Rahman, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh

Urban & Rural Water Pollution: Hazard & Control
Chen Qing, South-North Institute For Sustainable Development, Mongolia

Puzhehei Upper Watershed Eco-Sanitation Project Overview, Experience and Lessons learnt
Henry Voigt et al., YEPB, China

Ecological Sanitation in Yuvientsa-Amazonian Region of Ecuador
Jenny Aragundy, Ochoa, Ecuador

An anthropological study about the use of DV-UD latrines in the Bolivian Andean Region
Anabria, Bolivia

Current Situation and Countermeasures Research of Rural Water Environmental Sanitation in West Sichuan Plain
Shi Beilei and Ma Rui, Chengdu Urban Rivers Association, China

Bio-Solid Recycling In Warm Climates: A Case Study: Cairo and Alexandria Sludge Reuse Studies
E. M. Abd El Lateef et al., Egypt

Evaluation of human urine as a source of nutrients for selected vegetables and maize under tunnel house conditions in the Eastern Cape, South Africa
P. N. S. Mnkeni, University of Fort Hare, South Africa

Use of Human Excreta in Agriculture farmers practices and their perception of health risks
Pham Duc Phuc et al., National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology Hanoi, Vietnam

Turning Urban Wastes Into Wealth
S.A. Mashi et al., Department of Geography, University of Abuja, Nigeria

Study on the use of urine from Eco-Toilet in Agricultural farming and its composting with solid waste
Istalingamurthy et al., Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, India

Composting of Municipal Solid Wastes in Sri Lanka: Experience from Colombo Municipality Area
M. M. M. Aheeyar, Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute, Sri Lanka

Compost for food security and mitigation measure to environmental sanitation degradation
Nabalema, Katosi Women Development Trust, Lake Victoria

Effect of vermicomposting on the presence of helmith ova in human faeces
Michael Z. Nuesca, Xavier University College of Agriculture, Philippines

Resource Recovery and Utilisation of Bio-organic Wastes
Bernhard Raninger, Institute of Clean Energy and Environmental Engineering (ICEEE), Liaoning Key Laboratory of Clean Energy & Environmental Engineering (LNKLCE), Hangkong University, China

Acceptability and Perceptions of Ecological Sanitation in poor Urban set up in Rwanda: Case of Huye, Butare Town
Jean Claude Mugunga, National University of Rwanda

Ecological sanitation within GTZ‘s main building in Eschborn – a demonstration and research project
Sören Rüd and Christine Werner, GTZ, Germany

Necessity and Feasibility for Ecological Sanitation in China
Jian Zhang, China’s Urbanisation, China

CREPA in the process of scaling up ecological sanitation in West and Central Africa
Linus Dagerskog, CREPA, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Greywater Use for Agricultural Irrigation in Urban and Peri-urban Areas
Lumka Salukazana, University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

Application of ecological sanitation and permaculture techniques: food and water security for indigenous tribes and rural areas in Brazil
Adriana F. Gabriati, Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

From Nothingness to Sustainable Sanitation approaches in two Rural Growth Centers in SW Uganda - Situation, Approach, Experiences and Current status
Atukunda Abu Victoria, Uganda

Community Driven Water & Environmental Sanitation (WES) Program
Kumar, Plan International, China

Integrated Eco-Village Model for Sustainable Construction
Tag Elsir Basheer Abdalla, Arab Eco-Hydrology Newwork

The Precarious Global Geopolitics of Phosphorus
Arno Rosemarin and Ian Caldwell, Stockholm Environment Institute, Sweden

Central Asian Alliance for Water, An Integrated Approach to Sustainable, Health in the Ferghana Valley
Ibragimov, CAAW

Ecological Sanitation Sanitation: A hope for sustainable environmental Sanitation in Bangladesh
Azahar Ali Pramanik, SPACE, Bangladesh

Ecosan in the real World Emerging Strategies for Mainstreaming Ecosan in Mexico
Ron Sawyer, Sarar, Mexico

Towards Establishing the China Node for Sustainable Sanitation: A Scope Study
Guoyi Han, Stockholm Environment Institute, China

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