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TitleStrategic environmental sanitation planning : comparing costs of on-site sanitation infrastructure in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsUlrich, L
Paginationp. 7; 1 photograph
Date Published2012-07-01
PublisherSwiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology (EAWAG)
Place PublishedDuebendorf, Switzerland
Keywordsaccess to sanitation, on-site disposal, willingness to pay

Why are sanitation facilities like dry toilets or septic tanks so much more expensive in sub-Saharan Africa than in Asia? How can costs be reduced to affordable levels? A new Eawag/Sandec research project in collaboration with ETH-Nadel seeks to answer these questions. [authors abstract]


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