Visit UNESCO-IHE Institute
Weighing can lead to many useful insights, also in the new Faecal Sludge Laboratory.
On the 19th of November, on World Toilet Day 2018, our colleagues Gertjan Vriends and Corné van Gool visited the opening of the new Faecal Sludge Laboratory in Delft at the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education.
This laboratory is the first of its kind outside Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia and makes it possible for students and professionals all over the world to learn and investigate human excreta. They concentrate on the processing and reuse of human excrement, for the benefit of improving health and quality of life.
Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation they have built this advanced Laboratory and developed high tech solutions including weighing options to improve the research and health quality in third world countries. One of the goals is to educate over 1000 PhD students in the next 3 years.
We, as weighing experts from Zemic Europe, were invited to be there and speak with the motivated students, doctors and engineers who made this possible.
If you want to reed more; https://www.un-ihe.org/news/world-toilet-day-2018-when-nature-calls.
They have built this advanced Laboratory and developed high tech solutions including weighing options to improve the research and health quality in third world