August 24, 2018
A one day technical meeting was jointly organised by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and Zanzibar Environmental Management Authority (ZEMA) on 24th August, 2018 in Department of Land Commission, Stonetown, Zanzibar to finalise the draft municipal byelaws on solid waste management.
The meeting was inaugurated by Sheha Mjaja, Director General, Zanzibar Environmental Management Authority (ZEMA). “The objective of the meeting was to discuss the zero draft municipal byelaws for solid waste management and finalise the same”, added Mjaja. “We need byelaws so that we solidfy the work on SWM and ensure that there is better management of it”, he further added. He also apprised the stakeholders on CSE’s association with ZEMA.
The meeting was attended by 20 officials from three Municipal Councils of Zanzibar— ZUMC, West A, West B, Department of Land Commission, ZEMA, Department of Environment (DoE) , Department of Urban and Rural Planning and media and print journalists.
The following sessions were taken during the meeting: