Project Profile

Resource Recovery and Safe Reuse : From Research to Implementation

Duration : December 1, 2011 - November 30, 2014
(Extended to June 30, 2015)

The overall goal of the intervention is to implement globally and at large scale recovery and safe reuse models of resources generated from liquid and solid waste streams in order to promote food security, cost recovery in the sanitaiton sector, and livelihood opportunities, while safeguarding public health and the environment in poor urban and peri-urban areas in developing countries.

Location(s): Ghana
Project Contact: Otoo, Miriam
Donor(s): Swiss Agency for Development and Corporation
Research Collaborator(s) : Grupo-GEA(GEA), Hanoi University of Agriculture-(HUA), Indian Institute of Science-(IISc),

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