The NCCR North-South was one of 27 National Centres of Competence in Research implemented by the Swiss National Science Foundation. Additional support was provided by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. >> More
Productive sanitationBalancing between health risk, livelihood opportunities, and environmental impactsWorldwide, 2.6 billion people lack appropriate sanitation facilities and services. Targeting specific areas in West Africa and Southeast Asia, this research project aims to develop a practical assessment tool for use in planning sustainable sanitation strategies. The comprehensive tool will be capable of evaluating risks to human health and the environment and identifying appropriate measures that reconcile technical, economic, and social requirements.
Hung Nguyen VietDepartment Water and Sanitation in Developing Countries (Sandec) at Eawag (Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology)Dübendorf, Switzerland
Ives Magloire Kengne NoumsiUniversity of Yaounde I, YaoundeCameroon
West AfricaSoutheast Asia
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