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Final Report - BESSE (Brokering Environmentally Sustainable Sanitation for Europe)

Project ID: 226744
Funded under: FP7-ENVIRONMENT

Abstract

This is the final report of the BESSE project which received funding under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). BESSE aimed at three main specific goals: identifying obstacles and facilitating factors to knowledge transfer in sanitation; providing a picture of the main ESS-oriented technologies; developing a model allowing to define the role of knowledge brokerage in innovation process in sanitation. This report presents the highlights from the BESSE project on these two lines of work, namely knowledge brokerage and sustainable sanitation. It does so by being a combination of a position paper (chapters 2 - 5) and policy guidelines (chapter 6). As a position paper it takes stock of work done in Europe on sustainable sanitation, and on experiences with knowledge brokerage. As policy guidelines it advises on how knowledge brokerage can be shaped and enhanced, especially to encourage innovation to facilitate sustainable sanitation.

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Record Number: 15921 / Last updated on: 2013-08-14
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