“It is unacceptable that hunger is on the rise at a time when the world wastes more than 1 billion tonnes of food every year. It is time to change how we produce and consume, including to reduce greenhouse emissions,” says United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres.
In this course, gain a broad understanding of the key actors, drivers, impacts, and challenges involved in wastewater and nutrient pollution, the establishment of satisfactory monitoring systems, the development of funding mechanisms, and the negotiation of policy, and learn how wastewater and nutrient management can be used as a resource with which to pursue greater sustainability and community resilience and ensure the health and integrity of the aquatic ecosystems upon which we depend.
Start date: 06 May 2019
May 6, 2019 classes starts again on Integrated cycles in wastewater and nutrient management.
A Collaborative Approach Proposed for Addressing Pressing Problem of Nutrient Overload across Mississippi Basin Communities
The GPNM Secretariat within UNEP-GPA announced the succession to the Chair of the Global Partnership on Nutrient Management (GPNM).
Prof. R. Ramesh, Director of the National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management in the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change of India, takes over from Dr Greg Crosby of the US Department of Agriculture who ably held the reins for the past 3 years. Prof. Ramesh, who has been associated with and supportive of the work of the GPNM since its inception back in 2009, has a term of 3 years commencing July 1st 2016.