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Research recommends composting as a viable option for solid waste management in Sri Lanka

Published on January 19, 2017 , in Sri Lanka

Tags: composting, Solid waste management, Sri Lanka

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Solid waste management is growing as a major problem in urban Sri Lanka with a rising population and rapid urbanization. The present system of open dumping has caused environmental and public health hazards, a research study has found. The research published in the NSBM Journal of Management, which is hosted on the INASP-supported Sri Lanka Journals Online platform (SLJOL), recommends the composting of organic matter as the most socio-economically viable method of waste management.

Conservation agriculture leads to remarkable improvement in crop production and livelihood of farmers in Bangladesh

Published on December 28, 2016 , in Bangladesh

Tags: Bangladesh, BanglaJOL, Conservation agriculture, farmers’ livelihood

A recent research article that appears on Bangladesh Journals Online, established with support from INASP, shows that giving up unsustainable farming and adopting methods of conservation agriculture is beneficial both for the environment and the farmer's livelihood.

Remembering Agatha Kabugu

Published on December 21, 2016 , in Kenya


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It is with great sadness that INASP learnt today that Agatha Kabugu has passed away. Agatha was Acting Director of Library Services at the University of Nairobi, where she had spent much of her career, and the current Treasurer of the Kenya Library and Information Services Consortium (KLISC). She also served as INASP’s country coordinator for many years.

AuthorAID team and partners meet for project meeting in Tanzania

Published on December 8, 2016

Tags: annual meeting, AuthorAID, embedding

The annual meeting of INASP’s AuthorAID project will take place from 12-15 December 2016 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The meeting will be attended by AuthorAID project team members, associates and African partners that are embedding AuthorAID research-writing training into their institutions. The meeting will be hosted by the Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute (TAFIRI).

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