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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.

Tuna producers partner with local firm on a recycling project |26 May 2022

Nation 26 May 2022
Two producers of frozen tuna – Opagac (Spain) and Orthongel (France) – have partnered with local firm Brikole Ltd to carry out a waste management and recycling system of exhausted fishing nets and other fishing gear in Seychelles ... vetted recycling facilities outside of Seychelles.

Interview with Daniel Guimaraes, Director of Operations, Club Med Indian Ocean |19 May 2022

Nation 19 May 2022
‘We firmly believe in Seychelles’. When Club Med opened its resort in Seychelles on April 21, 2021, the mega hotel group took a huge gamble to start its operations during an ongoing sanitary crisis which had brought the hospitality industry to its knees worldwide ... Seychelles NATION ... Seychelles NATION ... Seychelles NATION ... Seychelles NATION.

Handcrafting natural, Seychelles-inspired soaps for a good cause |12 May 2022

Nation 12 May 2022
SeySoaps was inspired by my time in Seychelles and started as a desire to minimize plastic waste and the use of ingredients that are harmful to our environment ... SeySoaps mission is to reduce plastic waste, promote ocean conservation, and donate to NGOs based in Seychelles that are devoted to protecting our oceans.

Open tenders for de-silting works in Victoria, Mont Fleuri rivers launch today |10 May 2022

Nation 10 May 2022
The climate change department is being assisted by the Land Waste Management Agency (LWMA) and the Seychelles Infrastructure Agency (SIA) in the realisation of the project.The two agencies were represented at the press briefing by their chief executives ‒ Sheils Barra and Jitesh Shah respectively ...Everything is in place to start the project.

Concerned stakeholders updated on flood free Victoria project |29 April 2022

Nation 29 Apr 2022
... possible; sensitisation campaigns to educate against improper waste disposal, and increasing enforcement of non-compliance; improvement of Mont Fleuri bridge by the Seychelles Land Transport Agency (SLTA) and yearly budget provision for de-silting and maintenance of waterways.

Seychelles gears up for pre-Easter clean-up By Patrick Joubert |06 April 2022

Nation 06 Apr 2022
The Landscape and Waste Management Agency (LWMA) has announced that for the pre-Easter Clean-up Seychelles this weekend (Friday April 8 to Sunday April 10, 2022), people on Mahé, Praslin and La Digue will be required to carry their domestic waste to the landfills as it will not be carrying out street site collections.

Earth Hour for children in Seychelles |25 March 2022

Nation 25 Mar 2022
To mark this occasion, Seychelles NATION contacted Phil Brown, Literature specialist and deputy head teacher at International School Seychelles, to obtain his ideas on activities for children in observance of Earth Hour ... On a clear night, the Seychelles sky-line is almost unbearably beautiful and an amazing resource for learning about the stars.

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