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Cost of Eco-San Toilet Lowered in Uganda

Sun, 22Nov2009

Uganda: Cost of Eco-San Toilet Lowered

Gerald Tenywa 18 November 2009 AllAfrica.com

Kampala — THE cost of the ecological sanitation (eco-san) toilets has been lowered in a bid to promote their use countrywide. The move is also aimed at encouraging farmers to use human waste as a fertiliser to improve agricultural productivity. Water state minister Jennifer Namuyangu said the availability of local materials to construct the eco-san toilets has helped to reduce the cost from about sh2m to only sh200,000. [$110 us dollars]….

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