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Round Table Meeting: ‘How to declare Kibera (and Nairobi) Open Defecation Free by year 2021’

Published: 15 February 2018

On 25 January 2018, Suvi Kokko (Dept. of Economics), Klara Fischer (Dept. of Rural and Urban Development) and Annika Nordin (Dept. of Energy and Technology), together with International Aid Services, organised a Round Table meeting in Nairobi Kenya to present and discuss research findings on the Peepoo-toilet bag.

On 25 January 2018, Suvi Kokko (Dept. of Economics), Klara Fischer (Dept. of Rural and Urban Development) and Annika Nordin (Dept. of Energy and Technology), together with International Aid Services, organised a Round Table meeting in Nairobi Kenya to present and discuss research findings on the Peepoo-toilet bag. The theme of the day was ‘How to declare Kibera (and Nairobi) Open Defecation Free (ODF) by year 2021’. Ways forward for improved sanitation in urban slums and closing the nutrient loop, by using human waste as fertilizer, where discussed with stakeholders involved in questions regarding WASH and agriculture; such as farmers, local school representatives, local politicians, NGOs, consultants and academia.

For more information please contact: Suvi Kokko, suvi.kokko@slu.se

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