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CSE to work with Swaziland on developing an integrated policy and decentralised pilot on waste management

A meeting was jointly organised by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and Swaziland Environmental Authrority (SEA) in Ezulwini, Swaziland on 16th November 2017. The main objective of the meeting was to discuss integrated policy and the adoption of first pilot on decentralised waste management. The meeting was attended by the officials of SEA, Ministry of Environment and all the 8 urban local governments of Swaziland. Altogether, 28 participants attended the programme.


The following sessions were taken during the meeting:


CSE launches ‘Forum of Cities that Segregate’

Need for integrated policy in Global South

Centre for Science and Environment’s Global Work on Integrated Policy on Waste Management

Africa has had the fastest rate of urbanization for the past two decades at 3.5 per cent a year, according to the African Development Bank Group (AFDB). About 36 per cent people in the continent now live in urban areas, a share that is expected to reach 50 per cent by 2050, as per World Bank estimates. The fallout of this is the generation of enormous amounts of solid waste.


Air Pollution Update from Delhi & NCR

The GRAP as notified by the MoEF&CC in January 2017 was put into force by the EPCA for the ‘Very Poor’ and ‘Severe’ categories on October 17, 2017. These categories of action will remain in effect for the winter months, till March 2018.


MEDIA INVITATION : Launch of the Forum of Cities that Segregate & Media Briefing on Urban Waste Management

December 12, 2017

10 AM – 8:30 PM

Juniper Hall, Indian Habitat Centre (IHC), Lodhi Road, New Delhi

India produces 62 million tonnes of municipal solid waste every year. Per capita waste generation is increasing in the country by about 1.3 per cent annually, a massive problem made worse by India’s growing urban population. The only way to get out of this mess is segregation and recycle-reuse. 

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Date: December 12, 2017

AMRUT Sensitization Training Programme for Elected Representatives, Jharkhand

Venue: Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi

Date: December  04-06, 2017

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Date: December 04-06, 2017

CSE CPR Seminar : 'Last 100 metres: Potable water provisioning to urban informal settlements’

CSE in collaboration with Centre for Policy Research (CPR) conducted a seminar on the ongoing project ‘Last 100 meters- Safeguarding potable water in urban informal settlements’.

Excreta Flow Diagram: A Sanitation Planning Tool

Improved Sanitation Planning: What is an Excreta Flow Diagram (or Shit Flow Diagram -SFD), How Do We Prepare It & Case Studies from Durban (South Africa) and New Delhi (India)

Date: 21 September 2017

Location: WRC Offices, 4 Daventry Road, Lynnwood Bridge Office Park, Pretoria.

“New Civilisation, Primitive Wisdom” Can Permaculture Feed the World?

Down to Earth (DTE) partners with IPC India 2017 for the 13th International Permaculture Convergence Releases Special Permaculture Edition on the occasion

25-26 November 2017

Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University Rajendra Nagar Mandal, Hyderabad, Telangana 500030

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Date: November 25-26, 2017

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