Focus on Vietnam

WEDNESDAY 21 NOVEMBER 2015  08.30 – 18.00       –         FOCUS ON VIETNAM                       
Special day program with the purpose to gauge solutions, ideas, tools, innovation and proven legislative procedures from the collective knowledge assembled at FSM3. The Vietnam authorities would like to use the outcome of this day programme to produce guidelines for new legislation/policy and infrastructural development regarding untreated human waste (Faecal Sludge (FS) and Faecal Sludge Management (FSM)
Nguyen Viet-Anh, IESE
Key contacts responsible for helping to develop the main components of the sessions are:
FSM3: Tjibbe Veenstra
IESE: Nguyen Viet-Anh, Nguyet Dao, Huyen Dang
MOC/ATI: Thao Huong
VWSA: Tran Quang Hung
URENCO: Nguyen Thi Le Huyen
08.00 – 09.00 Registration (for badge) of relevant Vietnam attendees invited by partners
09.00 – 10.30 Local programming, part I
Local speakers to be determined by Partners, incl. ADB Vietnam)
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee-break
11.00 – 12.30 Finding from research projects in Vietnam

  • Introduction and overview of actual situation
    Vieth-Anh Nguyen, IESE, Hanoi, Vietnam (also moderator)
  • Improving decomposition and reducing fil-up in traditional pit-latrines
  • Jeroen Ensink, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London, United Kingdom
  • Influential factors on septage composition and desludging effect on the performance of septic tanks
    Hidenori Harada, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
  • Nutrient values and Health Risks of Combined Human and Animal Excreta Management in Vietnam
    Vu Van Tu, CENPHER, Hanoi, Vietnam
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 15.30 Local Programming, part 2
Local speakers to be determined by Partners
Selected speakers from FSM3 program to present the outcome of survey and ideas from collective knowledge
15.30 – 16.00 Tea-break
16.00 – 18.00 Concluding plenary sessions (for all attendees)

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