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TitleTreatment and use of wastewater in urban agriculture
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsIDRC -Ottawa, Ont., CA, International Development Research Centre
Secondary TitleGuidelines for municipal policymaking on urban agriculture
Volumeno. 6
Pagination4 p.
Date Published2003-03-01
PublisherInternational Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Place PublishedOttawa, Ont, Canada
Keywordsagriculture, guidelines, policies, sdipol, sdisan, urban areas, wastewater treatment, water reuse

This policy brief presents four guiding principles for policymaking in support of the treatment and use of wastewater in urban agriculture: applying risk-management strategies; adopting appropriate technologies for the treatment of wastewater; developing an enabling political framework; and determining the financial sustainability of wastewater treatment and use.

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