Project Profile

Wastewater and excreta re-use


Duration : January 29, 2010 - June 30, 2010
(Extended to July 31, 2010)
Overview:

This project aimed at assisting the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) in drafting an execution plan for their new Water, Sanitation and Hygiene ("WSH") strategy. The emphasis was on options for reusing waste stream products in a safe way.

Location(s): Cameroon, East Africa, Ghana, Global, India, Cambodia
Project Contact: Drechsel, P.
Donor(s): Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Farmers cultivating lettuce, while another farmer digs a small canal (marwa) with a donkey, Egypt. Photo: cc: Hamish John Appleby/IWMI