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Pre-Registration - CReWAS Conference

02 October 2019

Climate Resilience and Waste Management for Sustainable Development (CReWAS) Conference

October 16-17, 2019

International House, University of Ghana


Pre-Registration Ends: OCTOBER 11, 2019

About the CReWAS Conference

The Institute for Environment and Sanitation Studies (IESS), University of Ghana in collaboration with the United Nations University-MERIT, under the aegis of the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) will host the Climate Resilience and Waste Management for Sustainable Development (CReWAS) Conference. The CReWAS Conference, slated for October 16-17, 2019 seeks to bring together experienced researchers, young scholars, academics, policymakers, private sector and civil society groups to discuss and share ideas, research findings and innovative models on key aspects of climate resilience and waste management for sustainable development. The Conference will also feature a special workshop of the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN), organised by the United Nations University-MERIT on “A cross-National Study of Urban Solid Waste Management: Learning and Way Forward”.

Innovative concepts, decision support tools and prototype technologies for climate resilience and waste management can be showcased at the conference. Accepted abstracts will be published in a “Book of Abstracts”. Relevant papers will also be selected after the conference and published in a Special Issue of West African Journal of Applied Ecology (WAJAE). Poster sessions would be held in parallel. A plenary session will climax the event.

The CReWAS Conference will focus on the following topics:

  • Climate change impacts and adaptation
  • Climate smart agriculture
  • Enhancing resilience in the coastal zone
  • Solid waste research and management
  • Liquid waste, sanitation and hygiene research and management
  • Resource use efficiency and circular economy
  • Sustainable production and consumption
  • Green entrepreneurship
  • Information systems for environmental management
There would be a special Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) Multi-Stakeholder Workshop titled “A Cross-National Study of Urban Solid Waste Management: Learning And Way Forward” on October 17, 2019 with topics to be delivered by Academics from Europe and Ghana on various topics comprising of:
  • Comparison of MSW management systems in terms of governance, citizens movement, corporate responsibility;
  • Impact of waste and value creation from waste (food waste, emissions, non-food valorisation of food chain resources, etc.);
  • Behavioural change strategies towards a circular economy;
  • Policy tools and governance issues to enhance sustainable waste management

Conference fees

150.00 GHC
60.00 GHC
100.00 GHC
 200.00 GHC
International Participants
    100 US dollars


Conference Venue

University of Ghana, Legon


Dr. Daniel Nukpezah - +233246799996 (
Prosper Adiku - +233-547115773 (
Marilyn Christian +233500021394 (  


Abstract Submission: Closed    
Registration: On arrival at the conference on October 16, 2019