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This Terra Preta Sanitation literature review introduces the current state of the art of this dry sanitation system. The text will enable you to dive deeper into the topic and processes that entail this dry sanitation solution. These are Lactic acid fermentation and Vermicomposting by earth worms. Case studies in India, Phillipines and Ethiopia, where TPS systems have been implemented are also introduced, along with their most significant research outcomes.
UPDATE: The updated version of this literature review is part of RUVIVAL Publication Series Volume 3. A working version of this paper was previously published and discussed online. It can be read here.
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- A Review of Terra Preta Sanitation with a Focus on the Research Outcomes of the Institute of Wastewater Management and Water Protection (AWW) (pp. 19 – 29)
- Literature Review on Water Efficiency in Agriculture: Sustainable Irrigation Methods (pp. 30 – 49)