MoU signing between ZEMA and CSE

on better environmental compliance and reforms in waste management and workshop on Framework for Solid Waste Management for Stone Town and Toursim Sector, Zanzibar

Stakeholder Consultation Workshop in Zanzibar, 29th August, 2016

A six day scoping visit was made in Zanzibar to understand the existing issues and challenges in the island concerning waste and wastewater management, tourism sector, forestry and climate change; and compliance and enforcement. On 29th August, 2016, a half day stakeholder consultation workshop was organized by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi and Zanzibar Environment Management Authority (ZEMA) to discuss the major findings of the scoping visit done by CSE staff and to finalise the major areas of future intervention.

Do hills need Landfills? The need for Zero Landfill Cities in North East India

Book Release: 'Not in My Backyard'- 10th August, 2016, Guwahati, Assam What direction should waste management take in North East India? What does the future hold in store? Are landfills the answer? Is Waste-to-energy technology still a good bet? Why segregation is the key? These are some of the questions that come to our minds when thinking about the fragile ecosystem of North East India.

Srilanka

Three Day Conclave on Waste Management (25-27 February, 2016) 

The forgotten solar: Solar thermal and its development

The concentrated solar power has not progressed much in India. Of the seven plants allocated by the government in 2011, only three plants, of total 200 MW capacity, have been commissioned. Solar thermal applications like water heating, industrial applications and space heating and cooling has also not taken off in the large scale, as one would expect given the immense potential of these applications. To discuss all these issues and explore ways to scale up these technologies, we are organizing this one day conference will all concerned stakeholders.