Value at end of sanitation value-chain
The project aims to develop business models for the collection and processing of faecal sludge (FS) from pit latrines, wich are socieeconomically and institutionally conducive for Bangladesh . To this end we will work with stakeholders and partners on technological and socioeconomic issues. On the technological end we well: 1. Optimize the process of emptying pit latrines for improved technical efficiency and safety. 2. Optimize the composting process including the drying and co-composting processes for improved safety and nutrient quality. On the socioeconomic end we will: 3. Identify the demand, supply and institutional contraints in the production and use of faecal fertilizer in agriculture 4. Identify alternative markets for faecal sludge compost.