Malaysian Government/ DANIDA Solid Waste Management Component

INTRODUCTION:

Solid waste, Environmental Planning and Strategy, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, Hazardous Substance and Biodiversity are all components of the Environmental Cooperation Programme (ECP).

BRIEF PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

Objective:

An efficient, cost-effective and sustainable solid waste management (SWM) system to safeguard public health and the environment and to enhance the quality of life in Malaysia.The 2 sub-components designed to meet this objective are:

Sub-Component1:

Capacity to support the implementation of the NSP on SWM developed at 10 Local Authorities (LAs ), 3-4 States and at the Federal level.

 

FEDERAL
Establishing of SWM Division and Units at decentralised levels
Subsidiary legislation, guidelines
STATE LAs
Regulatory systems in participating States & LAs
Monitoring systems and tools
FEDERAL, STATE & LAs
Training
Good practices
Database

Sub-Component2:

Public participation in SWM institutionalised at 10 LAs, 3-4 States and at the Federal level.

Public participation strategy and action plan
Activities defined, training performed
Activities implemented
Experiences from activities disseminated

OUR INVOLVEMENT IN THE PROJECT:

Project approach review and preparation

Assistance in organising workshops and seminars

Assistance in establishing baseline in stakeholder identification and public participation

Assistance in scoping of study related to used tyres and plastic packaging

Project Project Client: DANIDA / Malaysian Government (Ministry of Housing and Local Government)

Project Location: Ministry of Housing and Local Government, Elected States and Local Authorities

Project Title: Malaysian Government / DANIDA Solid Waste Management Component

Project Period: March 2006 – Ongoing (expected to be completed in March 2009)

In Association with: Danish International Development Assistance (DANIDA)