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The Growing-pains of Urban Waste and the Sustainable Solutions

By Apryl Shaw ~ ~ Disposal of increasing quantities of urban solid waste is a major challenge for municipal authorities. With over half of the world’s population living in cities, municipalities are challenged to manage the physical growth of their … Continue reading

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The Kisiwani Environmental Group (KEG) -Solid Waste Management in Dar es Salaam

Nicole Fornelli just finished a 6-month stint in Dar es Salaam as part of our SCI internship program. ~ ~ The Kisiwani Environmental Group (KEG) is a community based organization (CBO) that collects waste in unplanned settlements within the Buguruni … Continue reading

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Madjigène’s story : How the Gorée Island Compost Project inspired her

Anik Fortin just finished a six-month placement in Dakar. As part of our SCI CIDA Internship Program, Anik’s work focused on urban agriculture. Thank you for a lovely story,  Anik! Read more about our Goree Island Composting Project here. ~ … Continue reading

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SCI Youth Intern Profile #4 : Maude Gilbert-Vanasse

In the lead up to the United Nations International Youth Day on August 12th, we will be profiling 5 of our interns and the work they have done to support youth-led development around the world. ~  ~ Name : Maude … Continue reading

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