An Evaluation of waste management in Botswana: Achievements and Challenges

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Description

This paper gives examines waste management in Botswana based on government documentation and other relevant work on the subject. It explores the main achievements the country has made and highlights on some of the challenges of waste management in the country. Botswana has experienced increased waste generation due to increased population that outweighs the country’s capacity to deal with increased volumes of waste, lack of adequate financial, technical, technological, and human resources to deal with the problem. It is suggested that environmentaleducation be prioritized, national database on the volumes of wastes generated in the country be built and environmental legislation be strengthened.

Publisher

  • New York Science Journal

Author

  • Ednah Kgosiesele
  • Luo Zhaohui

Publishing Date

2010

Category

Language

  • English

Area of intervention

  • Management

Country

  • Botswana

Network

CWG

Groups audience

- Private group -

german cooperationFederal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Developmentsupported by The State Government of North Rhine-Westphalia