On 17th of October 2019, SITE4Society, in collaboration with the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) and the Institute for Environment and Sanitation Studies (IESS), University of Ghana, hosted an interactive multi-stakeholder forum on co-designed innovative solutions for inclusive and sustainable urban environments through efficient Municipal Solid Waste Management (MSWM), in Accra, Ghana.
The forum brought together experienced researchers, young scholars, academics, policymakers, private sector, NGOs and civil society groups from Africa and Europe to discuss and share ideas, research findings and innovative models on key aspects of waste management for sustainable development and value creation from waste.
More write-ups with the main outputs of the presentations and panel discussions will be published here soon.
Find the full programme here.
Details of speakers
|Shyama V. Ramani||United Nations University-MERITfirstname.lastname@example.org||Moderator|
|Tom Curran||University College Dublinemail@example.com||Innovative Products, Trading and Education for Implementing the Circular Economy in the Agri-Food Sector|
|Maria Tomai||United Nations University-MERITfirstname.lastname@example.org||‘‘Circular Economy as a Tool for Urban Sustainability Transitions’’ (To be published)|
|Hiroshan Hettiarachchi||United Nations University-FLORESemail@example.com||Shaping-up Waste Management Policy in Support of Circular Economy: Examples (To be published on November 19)|
|Nick Holden||University College Dublinfirstname.lastname@example.org||Prevention is better than cure in the fight against food waste|
|Kelly Redeker||University of Yorkemail@example.com||From volatile metabolites to addressing waste in informal settlements|
|Markus Spitzbart||GIZ Ghanafirstname.lastname@example.org||Supporting Ghana in Introducing Sustainable E-Waste Management|
|Panel 1 – The SMW system in Ghana, Uganda and South Africa: challenges, opportunities and ways forward|
|Ashabrick Nantege Bumutaze||Ministry of Water and Environment Ugandaemail@example.com||
|Bertha Darteh||EAP Consult Ltdfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Blake Robinson||ICLEI Africaemail@example.com|
|Dzidzo Yirenya-Tawiah||University of Ghanafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Panel 2 – Circular economy practices and sustainable social entrepreneurship|
|Elvis Aboluah||Trashy Bagsemail@example.com||
|Makafui Awuku||Mckingtorch Creativesfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Joanna Bingham||Footprints Africaemail@example.com|