Empowering local community for sustainable waste management including Hazardous wastes.
Empowering local community for sustainable waste management including Hazardous wastes.
Waste management is one of a major environmental issue in Vanuatu.The local people depending on imported goods and services resulting importation for biodegradable items. And these items disposals are often an issue to where appropriate to dispose them. Land fills are established only within Urban centres and are used for disposal of rubbish within the town municple boundaries. Througouth the island waste are readily dispose into the environment including agricultural land areas, water ways and marine areas. The project seek to detailed information on the current managment of community based waste management within the surburb of the town and seek understanding on the local people's knowledge on hazadous waste in Vanuatu. The information will assist the local community in planning for effective intervention to address waste managment in Vanuatu including hazardous waste (POPS and ODS).
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Project Snapshot

Beverly Hills Community
Area Of Work:
Grant Amount:
US$ 2,500.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 6,000.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 25,000.00
Project Number:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Gender Focus
All men and women will participate in the project planning. Women at home are most targeted to participate in the planning workshops.
Significant Participation of Indigenous Peoples
Beverly Hill residence comprises of mainly of immigrants from different indigenous group of islands in Vanuatu with different local languages. The project will bring together the different groups to understand the issue better and make plan on how they will address it form the local settings.
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Number of women participated / involved in SGP project 10



SGP Country office contact

Ms. Leah Silas Nimoho
678 26034
678 26034
Ms. Sherryl Mahina Ulufia


SGP-Vanuatu, UN Joint Presence Office,Rue Mercet, Reserve Bank of Vanuatu 4th Level
PORT VILA, South West Pacific, PMB 9096