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  1. Sustainable Management of Organic Waste: The need for coordinated action at national and local levels

    Current waste management practices in cities in developing Asia are a threat to human health and to the environment. These impacts extend beyond the local level because of the emissions of greenhouse gases and the resulting contribution to global climate ...

    admin - 08/22/2014 - 11:02

  2. Food residue recycling by swine breeders in a developing economy: A case study in Da Nang, Viet Nam

    This study provides a detailed description of food residue collection by swine breeders in Da Nang, Viet Nam. In January 2011, the study surveyed 30 swine breeders in two villages with respect to locations, methods, prices, quantities, and prospects for f ...

    ekhupdater - 08/26/2014 - 12:32

  3. Analysing and governing environmental flows: the case of Tra Co tapioca village, Vietnam

    Environmental flows are of crucial importance for questions of sustainability. But analysing only the material side of environmental flows brings us half way understanding questions of sustainability. This article reports on the development of a more inte ...

    ekhupdater - 08/26/2014 - 12:56

  4. Manure management practices on biogas and non-biogas pig farms in developing countries – using livestock farms in Vietnam as an example

    This survey was carried out to study animal manure management on livestock farms with biogas technology (biogas farms) and without (non-biogas farms) in the areas surrounding the Vietnamese cities Hanoi and Hue. The objective of the study was to assess th ...

    ekhupdater - 08/19/2014 - 21:56

  5. Assessing nutrient fluxes in a Vietnamese rural area despite limited and highly uncertain data

    Material flow analysis (MFA) is a useful methodology to describe and quantify complex systems based on the law of mass conservation. It was further adapted to suit the specific conditions in developing countries where the available data is scarce and unce ...

    ekhupdater - 08/19/2014 - 22:28

  6. A survey of manure management on pig farms in Northern Vietnam

    nimal manure can provide nutrients for crop and fish production and input for biogas production but, if managed inappropriately, can also have a negative impact on the environment. The objective of this survey was to provide information about pig producti ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 18:18

  7. Converting Waste Agricultural Biomass into a Resource: Compendium of Technologies

    Globally, 140 billion metric tons of biomass wastes are generated every year from agriculture equivalent to about 50 billion tons of oil. This energy can displace fossil fuel, reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and provide renewable energy to some 1.6 b ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 17:27