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Session 28 Oct: Advancing biogas in the municipal strategic roadmap: pathways to 2030

Thursday 28 October 2021

12h00 GMT | 13h00 London | 13h00 Lagos | 14h00 Johannesburg | 15h00 Nairobi

Duration: 60 minutes

Rapid urbanisation and population growth are forecasted across many cities in developing countries. This is likely to result in more waste generation and energy demand.

Similarly, cities are transitioning away from landfilling – exploring various climate change and sustainability strategies. Local municipalities and related organisations play a very important role in managing this. 

Several industry reports have found that cities can induce sustainability by implementing various climate change and renewable energy strategies. Among the reports are Renewables in Cities Global Status Report (2021), The Future of Sustainable Cities: Urban energy transition to 2030, and Energy and Resilient Cities.

With specific reference to waste management, local municipalities are in an opportune space to explore technologies such as anaerobic digestion as a sustainable approach to waste management and energy generation.

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Speakers:

Jason Gifford, Chairperson, South African Biogas Industry Association (SABIA)

Silas Mulaudzi, Specialist: Sustainable Energy, SALGA

Tasneem Mayet, Senior Policy Manager, World Biogas Association

Solomon Noi, Director, Accra Metropolitan Assembly

Nomvuyo Tena
Nomvuyo Tena is a Content Producer at Clarion Events Africa and is as passionate about the energy transition in Africa as she is about music and Beyonce.

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