|How to Make? An Improved Soap .. Not just for more Foam (GTZ, 1993, 71 p.)|
|E. Economic aspects of the improved soap production|
The small-scale soap making in pert-urban areas is mainly practiced as an income generating activity.
In this case it should solve usual problems of post-production such as storage and trashing. Moreover the determination of cost for investment and production as well as a reasonable profit margin constitute the basis for an economic viability of this activity.
The above mentioned considerations as well as the socio-economic implications (at community level) of aid to the valorisation of locally oleaginous resources define the main macro-economic aspects of this technology.