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RUVIVAL Toolbox contains knowledge and methods to revive the land, use synergies and develop rural settings. The Toolbox is developed together with Master and PhD students and researchers at the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH).
World Water Resources RUVIVAL Toolbox
World Water Resources are a vital part of the hydrosphere.
Rainwater Harvesting Toolbox
Rainwater Harvesting teaches you to collect, store and use rainwater.
Traditional Rainwater Harvesting Toolbox
Traditional Rainwater Harvesting rediscovers ancient methods.
Land-based Rainwater Harvesting Toolbox
Land-based Rainwater Harvesting shapes large scale water landscapes.
Decentralised Wastewater Treatment Toolbox
Decentralised Wastewater Treatment tackles water pollution in rural areas.
Terra Preta Sanitation Toolbox
Terra Preta Sanitation rediscovers a biowaste/sanitation system.
Urine Utilisation Toolbox
Urine Utilisation fertilises soil for non-food agriculture.
Sustainable Irrigation Toolbox
Sustainable Irrigation saves water in agriculture.
Agricultural Practices Toolbox
Agricultural Practices vary geographically and internationally.
Agroforesty Toolbox
Agroforestry combines agriculture and forestry.
Livestock Toolbox
Livestock plays a vital role in the food and water nexus.
Terraces Toolbox
Terraces control erosion and build soil.
World Soil Resources Toolbox
World Soil Resources degrade globally.
Soil Erosion Toolbox
Soil Erosion displaces the upper soil layers.
Check Dams Toolbox
Check Dams are one erosion control measure.
Sand Dams Toolbox
Sand Dams retain rainwater and recharge groundwater.
Aquifer Recharge Toolbox
Aquifer Recharge replenishes ground water.
Biowaste Usage Toolbox
Biowaste Usage utilises biodegradable material.
Rural Energy Systems Toolbox
Rural Energy Systems provide sustainable energy.

Learning Tools

Each entity in the Toolbox consists of a video, a short summary, a literature review and a quiz. Furthermore, each box provides you with helpful tools like databases, calculators or manuals. Find an overview about all Learning Tools here: