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WECF Network at the 4th Finland Dry Toilet Conference 2012

On 22-25 August, 2012, WECF, together with its partners, will share the knowledge and experience in the field of water and sanitation at the Dry Toilet Conference in Finland

22.03.2012 |WECF

On 22 – 25 August, 2012,  WECF and partners will be present on the 4th Finland Dry Toilet Conference 2012 where experts from all over the world meet every third year to share their results and experiences about dry toilets in Tampere, Finland. A major focus is on urine diverting dry toilets (UDDT) or often called Ecosan toilets.

WECF and partners were already accepted with the following topics as presentations:
  • Claudia Wendland et al: Impact Assessment of Ecosan (UDDT) Toilets at Schools - Acceptance, Gender, Health aspects and Absenteeism
  • Rostom Gamizonia et al: Providing all-round-service for sustainable sanitation in rural and peri-urban areas of Georgia – including marketing, agriculture and energy
  • Rauf Sabitov: The experience in the implementation of ecological sanitation in Kazakhstan
  • Anara Choitonbaeva et al: How to make sustainable sanitation really sustainable Up-scaling of ecosan (UDDT) in Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia
  • Maria G. Alvarez et al: A concept for a sanitation chain of UDDT and the semi centralised production of Terra Preta
  • Yuliya Fruman et al: Acceptance of UDDTs in Eastern Europe, Caucasus, and Central Asia
  • Surayo Saidova et al: Equitable Access to Education and Development for Girls and Women - Improving women´s and girls´ hygienic situation in rural Tajikistan through implementing UDDT in schools and women development centers (WDC)
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