Namibia

UNESCO-UNU Chair on the Concept and Practice of Zero Emission in Africa (343), established in 1996 at the University of Namibia (Namibia).

Fields/Disciplines

Environmental management.

Objectives

  • To promote awareness and understanding of the Zero Emission Research Initiative (ZERI) vision and methodologies in selected educational and research institutions in Africa, including the government ministries, private sectors, and NGOs in Namibia and other regions in Africa.
  • To enhance community education on how the various categories of wastes can be converted into marketable value-added products.
  • To promote sustainable utilization of Africa's natural resources and build up skills on sustainable environmental management.

Host Institution

Partnership

  • Higher educations institutions in Botswana, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Natural Sciences.

Documents

Contact

Prof. Keto E. Mshigeni, University of Namibia
UNESCO Chairholder, UNESCO-UNU Chair on the Concept and Practice of Zero Emission in Africa
E-Mail address - kmshigeni(at)unam.na
Work Phone - 264 61 206 34 58
Fax - 264 61 206 3505
Street - Private Bag 13301, 340 Mandume Ndemufayo Avenue
City - Windhoek
Country - Namibia