"People you will meet"
Hermann Koller
Hermann Koller serves as Managing Director at the ISWA General Secretariat located in Vienna/Austria. He has worked in various fields of waste management matters around the world that has given him longstanding experience and comprehensive expertise
Aderbal Corrêa
Dr. Corrêa was Director of the International Center for Arid and Semiarid Land Studies (ICASALS) at Texas Tech University; Director of the Center for Environmental Technology and Research Associate Professor in Civil Engineering at the University of Missouri (1997-2004) and Associate Professor in Geology and Director of the Remote Sensing Lab at the University of Para, Brazil
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The Conference

Waste management is a major challenge in almost all communities, given the heterogeneity of the solid waste and it’s exponential growth. However, in developing countries the problem becomes even more acute due to cultural and economic reasons, as it is the case in most countries of Africa.

Most of the waste is deposited in the open dumps, near watercourses and in residential areas, increasing and aggravating problems of public health. Sanitation and solid waste management became a political priority for the government, not only in Angola, but in other African countries.

An international conference, like this, can show not only appropriated waste management solutions, from the simplest and robust to those that are more sophisticated, but also demonstrate the application of each solution to the correct context. In fact, an audience of experts and local politicians and authorities, who will participate actively in the conference, will promote interesting exchange of experiences and for sure a very relevant technical discussion.

Join us in this conference with the stamp of ISWA and you will certainly make important contacts with experts and decision makers from Africa and other countries. Your participation will be also valuable to help to preserve Africa environment and natural resources.

Last updated: 2013.07.15