publication . Thesis . Other literature type . 2013

Wastewater and excreta use in agriculture in northern Vietnam : health risks and environmental impacts

Zinsstag, Jakob; Ensink, Jeroen Herman Jan; Pham-Duc, Phuc;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Country: Switzerland
Abstract
Wastewater is commonly used in agriculture and aquaculture in developing countries but also in developed countries due to the growing water scarcity. In Vietnam, the use wastewater and excreta in agriculture has a long tradition. While this practice has clear advantages (fertiliser, economic impacts etc.), it harbours potential risks for health and environment. The aim of the thesis was to understand the health and environmental risks related to wastewater and excreta reuse in an agricultural community in Northern Vietnam, with a focus on intestinal parasitic infections and diarrhoeal diseases and nutrients flow. This work is to optimizing the benefit of wastewa...
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