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Minister Flavien Joubert’s message for Clean Up the World campaign   ‘Collective effort needed to ...

Nation 17 Sep 2021
As a result, government will develop sound strategies and action to better manage waste in Seychelles. Hence, measures have been incorporated in the Seychelles Solid Waste Masterplan to develop a sustainable waste management system in our country and to reduce land and marine pollution.
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Minister Joubert’s message for World Ozone Day   ‘Harming nature is detrimental to the progress ...

Nation 16 Sep 2021
It has to be noted that Seychelles has ratified the Kigali Amendment in August 2019 ... Seychelles for the past year or so, we have shown remarkable resilience and strength to continue meeting our commitments under the Montreal Protocol. And as a result, Seychelles has contributed its ...
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Leaving a green print while on holiday in Seychelles |07 August 2021

Nation 07 Aug 2021
Renowned for its pristine beauty, Seychelles has made a name for itself as a proactive sustainable destination with approximately 47% of its landmass protected and recognised for its tremendous efforts to preserve its rich natural heritage through sustainable practices and measures ... Buy genuine local curios which are crafted in Seychelles.
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New circular economy opportunities from discarded industrial fishing nets |06 August 2021

Nation 06 Aug 2021
The visit took place between July 19-22, and it included meetings with net assemblers and repairers, shipping agents and handlers, the Seychelles Port Authority (SPA), the SFA, as well as ministries and departments dealing with industry and entrepreneurship, waste management, youth and local government, and non-governmental organisations.
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Seychelles, France Team Up to Recycle Sea Litter, Increase Awareness

All Africa 18 Jun 2021
The Seychelles' Blue Economy Department will be looking at ways to recycle waste from the sea and plastic bottles littering the environment under two newly signed financial agreements with France ....
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WATCH: Face masks add to sea pollution at popular Philippines dive site

Independent online (SA) 07 Jun 2021
Marian Ledesma, a campaigner for Greenpeace in the Philippines, said poor management of the country's waste disposal strategy had led to rubbish accumulating in its tributaries. Meanwhile, according to Seychelles News Agency, Seychelles has partnered with the Global Impact Network ...
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Danish ambassador pays courtesy call on Minister Joubert |24 April 2021

Nation 24 Apr 2021
Environmental management approaches, in particular the possibility of government working with the private businesses, were also discussed, and it was pointed out that Denmark is very experienced in incineration of waste, a subject that Seychelles is evaluating and is likely to embark upon in future.
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European tuna boats dump fishing debris in Seychelles waters ‘with impunity’

Mongabay 09 Apr 2021
More than 80% of the plastic garbage washed up on the Indian Ocean atoll, home to Seychelles’ iconic giant tortoises, is fishing-related, Raguain, a Seychellois marine conservationist, and his team estimated. Vessels from Spain and France have for decades exploited Seychelles’ abundant tuna stock and left waste behind in its waters.
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Why the Hot New Shade for Green Bonds Could Be Blue

The Washington Post 22 Mar 2021
... green bonds but focused on such challenges as sustainable fishing and reducing plastic waste.
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National Assembly approves SAA, LWMA budgets | 20 March 2021

Nation 20 Mar 2021
The National Assembly yesterday continued with deliberations on the Appropriations Bill, 2021, considering and approving the allocations to the Seychelles Agricultural Agency and the Landscape and Waste Management Agency, entities under the portfolio of the Ministry of Agriculture, Climate Change and Environment.
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The youth’s perspective on the Budget 2021 | 12 March 2021

Nation 12 Mar 2021
Throughout the years, the youth of Seychelles have been used as a slogan, touted by politicians during electoral campaigns, yet remain one of the most disenfranchised groups among the general population ... Mr Ramkalawan finally won his 30-year democratic war and became the President of Seychelles, albeit during a health and economic crisis ... • Waste.
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Continuation of Budget Address delivered by Naadir Hassan, Minister for Finance, Economic Planning and Trade ...

Nation 17 Feb 2021
The ‘Small Business Support Fund’ under the Development Bank of Seychelles (DBS) will also continue in 2021 ... The objective is that these enterprises function in the interest of the people of Seychelles, and not in isolation ... Cabinet will soon consider the implementation of a new ‘Waste Master Plan’ for Seychelles.
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New Waste Sorting and Collection Project in Seychelles Delayed Due to Covid-19 Restrictions

All Africa 04 Feb 2021
A waste sorting and collection project that was being implemented in Perseverance, Seychelles, is being delayed due to the ongoing restrictions in place in the island nation to prevent the spread of COVID-19 ....
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National Assembly: Mixed responses to Sona | 27 January 2021

Nation 27 Jan 2021
Honourable Churchill Gill, United Seychelles’ elected member for Baie St Anne Praslin wasted no time in addressing the Air Seychelles debt saga, proposing that the company’s dossier be provided to the Financial and Public Accounts Committee (FPAC) of the assembly for careful ...
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ADFD finances 90 renewable projects worth $1.3bn

Gulf Daily News 25 Jan 2021
WASTE-TO-ENERGY PLANT PROJECT, MALDIVES. The first of its kind initiative, for which ADFD provided a concessional loan of AED22 million ($6 million) in 2015, aimed to address the country’s waste-management and energy challenges through the construction of facilities that would use waste in an ecofriendly manner to generate about 4MW of energy.
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