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Title: Ecological sanitation uptake, knowledge, beliefs and practices in Kabale Municipality, Kabale District
Authors: Tumwebaze, Innocent K.
Niwagaba, Charles
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: © WEDC, Loughborough University
Citation: TUMWEBAZE, I.K. and NIWAGABA, C., 2011. Ecological sanitation uptake, knowledge, beliefs and practices in Kabale Municipality, Kabale District. IN: Shaw, R.J. (ed). The future of water, sanitation and hygiene in low-income countries - Innovation, adaptation and engagement in a changing world: Proceedings of the 35th WEDC International Conference, Loughborough, UK, 6-8 July 2011, 6p.p.
Abstract: Ecological sanitation is a promising novel innovation being promoted in many developing countries to boost sanitation coverage. This paper aims to share findings from a cross sectional study to assess ecological sanitation uptake, knowledge, beliefs and practices in Kabale Municipality, Uganda. A total of 806 respondents were interviewed, randomly selected from 32 of 77 (42%) villages in Kabale municipality. We held 6 focus group discussions and 10 key informant interviews. Ecosan coverage was found to be 20% (163/806) and 82% of the respondents knowledgeable. Factors reported for the uptake included education, occupation, religion, age, promotion methods, positive beliefs and the geological formation of the municipality.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/29279
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