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Title: Promoting Sustainable Sanitation through Wastewater-fed Aquaculture: A Case Study from Ghana
Authors: Tenkorang, Asantewa
Yeboah-Agyepong, Mark
Buamah, Richard
Agbo, Nelson W.
Chaudhry, Rabia
Murray, Ashley
Keywords: waste stabilization pond
public-private partnership
wastewater treatment
African Water Vision
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Water International
Citation: Water International, Vol. 37, No. 7, November 2012, 831–842
Abstract: Several of the 10 key challenges targeted by the African Water Vision 2025 are directly or indirectly related to human waste management, in particular strengthening the finan-cial base for providing adequate sanitation services. This case study describes a novel approach to improving the operation and maintenance of a waste stabilization pond system in Ghana by turning it into a dual-purpose wastewater treatment plant and com-mercial fish farm. Results of a collaborative pilot study between private, public and academic partners to test the institutional and technical feasibility of the model as well as the public health impacts are presented.
Description: Article published in Water International, 2012.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/7325
ISSN: 1941-1707
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