Donate to Marshal Papworth

Case study – Jenica Beatriz Dizon, The Philippines

Case study – Jenica Beatriz Dizon, The Philippines

Name:    Jenica Beatriz Dizon

Country:   The Philippines

Course:   MSc Water and Sanitation for Development

University:   Cranfield University

Jenica has recently shared her Masters research exhibition at Cranfield University.

Title:  The circular sanitation economy in India: A comparison of two business models involved in the enterprise of toilet resource-derived compost.

The Circular Economy (CE) posits an alternative to the traditional linear system of producing and consuming goods. In sanitation this involves the input of human excreta into a closed looped cycle that recovers its nutrients to manufacture products (e.g. bio-gas, organic fertilisers, soil conditioners, etc.) that create additional value and income streams. This approach has paved the way for alternative fecal sludge management solutions, specifically in low-income high density areas where the adoption of traditional sewer networks is not feasible. Using a case study approach, this analysed business models of two CE sanitation ventures that retail compost toilet resources to determine the major factors, barriers and enablers of the enterprise’s sustainability. Results show that the difference in governance and management schemes, alongside perception challenges, and the lack of standards for human excreta-derived compost are key influences to the endeavor’s success.

We look forward to seeing how Jenica’s research will impact developing countries.

To find out more about supporting the Marshal Papworth Fund, please contact Sandra Lauridsen on 01733 363514 or email slauridsen@eastofengland.org.uk for more information.  If you’ve enjoyed learning about us and would simply like to make a donation please visit www.marshalpapworth.com/information/donate.html

Comments are closed.

Our Scholarships

Marshal Papworth

Masters Programme

One year scholarships at UK-based agricultural and horticultural universities and colleges.

View Courses
Marshal Papworth

10-Week Short Course Programme

Our own tailor-made practical demonstration farmer course.

More Details
Marshal Papworth

Apply Today

All you need to know about the application process for our Masters Programme and 10-week Short Course Programme.

View Process

Get Involved & Help us to Help

Marshal Papworth

Organisations

How organisations can help us to help many more students secure a sustainable future.

Read More
Marshal Papworth

Individuals

For just £15 you can help our students and their communities to grow themselves out of hunger.

Join Today
Marshal Papworth

Donate

Make a real difference to those living in rural communities in developing countries.

Click to Donate
Skip to toolbar