Latest News for: Seychelles waste


Seychelles inches closer to waste to energy project |30 September 2022

Nation 30 Sep 2022
Experts from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) met with government officials and stakeholders dealing with waste management and energy yesterday morning, as Seychelles works towards transforming the current waste management system, through the establishment of a waste to energy facility.

Land owner and contractor expected to be charged with illegal development |29 September 2022

Nation 29 Sep 2022
The Seychelles Planning Authority and the department of environment are working with the Attorney General’s office to prosecute a contractor, who is also the land owner responsible for an illegal development at Mare Aux Cochons, Bel Ombre. It was the chairman of the Seychelles ...

Strong winds worsen landfill blaze |28 September 2022

Nation 28 Sep 2022
The Seychelles Fire and Rescue Services Agency and other agencies worked tirelessly to combat a fire at the landfill that broke out at around 1.35pm yesterday ... The Seychelles police force and Landscape and Waste Management Agency (LWMA) were also on scene assisting in the operation.

IFL organises third food donation fair |27 September 2022

Nation 27 Sep 2022
The International Friendship League in collaboration with the Seychelles Community Training Institute and the Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Foundation organised a third food donation fair under the theme ‘Don't Waste, Eat!’. This event took place during the weekend at the Seychelles Community Training Institute (Secti) building at Roche Caïman ... ....

Expansion of sewage network not possible without improvement works on existing infrastructure |14 September 2022

Nation 14 Sep 2022
Sewage coverage in Plaisance is presently very limited, covering mainly the Dan Kan Housing Estate ... Work is underway to launch the tender process in due time ... The Seychelles Integrated and Comprehensive Sanitation Master Plan of 2018 aims to take waste management to the next level, ensuring proper waste disposal on Mahé, Praslin and La Digue ... ....

Seychelles and Israel sign MoU for bilateral services |07 September 2022

Nation 07 Sep 2022
Seychelles weekly flights to Israel will double in the coming weeks, according to a top government official ... He said that businessmen did not want to waste time and inconvenience themselves with long flights and he hopes that an increase in flight frequency will increase Israeli presence in Seychelles.

National promotion of Circular Economy |31 August 2022

Nation 31 Aug 2022
Recently Seychelles received a ... Seychelles in particular has a very high level of EU waste and if this project is done successfully, we will have a situation where there would be more innovation happening locally and we will reconfigure the way we use things/machines in our lives.

President Ramkalawan meets Japan’s Foreign Minister Hayashi Yoshimasa |29 August 2022

Nation 29 Aug 2022
President Ramkalawan expressed his appreciation for all the support given to Seychelles by Japan in areas such as maritime ... On his part, Minister Yoshimasa expressed his gratitude for the support given by Seychelles to Japan’s numerous candidatures in international organisations.

Joint Sustainable Development Goals Fund Project for Mauritius and Seychelles |30 July 2022

Nation 30 Jul 2022
The project will also create investment opportunities that will benefit the Seychelles’ transformative economic agenda of diversification of the economy through creating diversity in livelihoods, reinforcing local resilience, contributing to poverty reduction as well as reducing the amount of solid waste that is being directed to the landfill.

Desilting work in Victoria and Mont Fleuri completed at a cost of R3.17 million |27 ...

Nation 27 Jul 2022
“Now that the desilting is completed, the Landscape and Waste Management Agency (LWMA) will follow-up with the maintenance. The Seychelles Infrastructure Agency will also remove the non-usable structures in the rivers such as decommissioned man-holes, old walls that are degenerating etc.

Seychellois students shine in international debate on sustainable living |19 July 2022

Nation 19 Jul 2022
Avantika Dutt – International School Seychelles ... I know that Seychelles puts in a lot of effort to combat climate change, but we can do much more, for example waste manage, in my case I come from a four-member family and the amount of food waste we produce daily is a lot and all of these go to the landfill creating methane, leading to fires.

Seychelles takes part in conference of COP to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions |14 ...

Nation 14 Jun 2022
The Seychelles delegation to the COPs is headed by Nanette Laure (director general for Waste Enforcement and Permit and Head of the delegation) and include Fredrick Kinloch (director for Waste Management and Standards) and Sharon Gerry (senior legal officer) from the Ministry of Agriculture, Climate Change and Environment.

Seychelles, Sweden explore potential areas for collaboration |06 June 2022

Nation 06 Jun 2022
The ambassador agreed to facilitate discussion on difficulties with shipping certain waste commodities by sea being experienced by Seychelles and also expressed a willingness to continue working with Seychelles on waste management solutions, and the international efforts on regulating plastics in the environment.

Health minister’s message on World No Tobacco Day |01 June 2022

Nation 01 Jun 2022
Over the past decades Seychelles has put in place many strategies to reduce risk factors for the NCDs ... “The environmental impacts of tobacco use add unnecessary pressure worldwide including in Seychelles and its fragile ecosystem. For example, improper disposal of cigarette butts generates toxic waste.

Ambassador Conrad Mederic accredited to the AU and Uneca |28 May 2022

Nation 28 May 2022
During his audience with the Executive Secretary of ECA, Ambassador Mederic got the opportunity to be briefed on the various projects that the ECA undertook with Seychelles in spheres such as sustainable solid waste management, Blue Economy as well as environment and Climate Change.

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