Ouest-Afraicain d´Appui Organisationnel et de Technologies Appropriées (BOATA), Mali:
BOATA is a consulting company working in the field of Ecological Sanitation for more than 6 years. BOATA is specialized in the fields of environmental technology and appropriate communication strategies. BOATA has engaged itself in applied research in the areas of liquid and solid waste management/treatment at municipal level in several West African countries. BOATA is member of several regional networks in the fields of ecological waste management, bioengineering and use of natural fertilizer and in this respect has carried out several workshops. BOATA has a large experience in carrying out feasibility studies to implement Ecological sanitation projects in West Africa, has developed a latrine model for the needs of peri-urban populations and has developed guidelines to implement Ecosan Projects. In terms of agricultural research an improved method to produce high value compost has been developed. BOATA is involved in an International consortium the experiment the collect and use of urine as liquid fertilizer.
Main role in the project
The mid-term meeting was organised by BOATA in Bamako-Mali. BOATA, with a large experience in carrying out feasibility studies to implement sustainable sanitation in West Africa, was the leader of the “criteria of identification of key actors; dissemination criteria“ task in WP1. They were in charge of the most demanding Work Package: Sustainable sanitation extension and dissemination programme. BOATA was the responsible for the Extension activities sensitive to end users (Hygiene and Sanitation Promotion Program). They were responsible for the organization of 3 Workshops in West Africa (Capacity Building Workshop, Rural Workshop and First Research Clusters Workshop). Jointly with SLU, they published at least one article concerning the EG2 (Recycle of nutrients, agricultural and aquaculture potential), and they presented a seminar regarding the Strategy of dissemination and extension for local farmers: bringing sustainable sanitation to the rural and peri-urban areas of West Africa.
|Ms. Waltraud KEIPP|
|Address:||Bureau Ouest Africain d´Appui Organisationnel et de Technologies Appropriees|
B O A T A
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|+223 20 20 53 48|
+223 20 20 27 81
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