This document compiles the information of the consultancy “Health-related issues of informal sector involvement in solid waste management” carried out by ACEPESA. The objective of the consultancy, financed by GIZ, is to report on the occupational hazards for the informal sector and preventive measures while working in the solid waste sector.The field work was carried out in Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Colombia with a total of 118 respondents (52 women and 66 men). The research is based on surveys, focus groups and case studies, with the aim of reconstructing the experience of the people who work in the informal solid waste sector.
- Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Area of intervention
- Informal Sector
- Health Impact
- Latin America and the Caribbean
- Costa Rica