Solid Waste Management to be discussed by NEMA at East Africa Utilities Conference on September 25
23 Sep 2018

The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) of Kenya will be participating at East Africa Utilities Conference & Exhibition in a bid to highlight and communicate strategies to tackle waste management in various aspects. In addition to solid waste, the conference topics will cover critical subjects including waste-to- energy potentials in East Africa as well as encouraging investment and expanding domestic and international cooperation in the field of waste management. Other important subjects will include transforming East African’s communities to zero-waste society by exploring innovations that could shape the waste management industry.

Experts from Kenya and Africa will be sharing best practices and visionary insights into sustainable waste management, electronic waste management as well as discussing the trends, challenges and opportunities through participatory panel talks. These topics will be covered during the first day of the conference which will start on the 25thof September at the Tzavo Hall of the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC).

Energy and water management will be an indispensable part of the conference’s day 2, where presentations focus will be on water and waste water treatment as well as energy grids in East Africa. Through this day, delegates will have invaluable opportunity to learn more on eco-industrial parks and potentials for distributed power generation and the right energy mix for East Africa’s future. A critical area related to creating such mix is protecting East Africa’s critical power and water infrastructure against cyber-attacks which will be discussed as well during the conference.

These topics and more will be presented by high-level speakers including Mr. Andrew Lomosi, Managing Director of Chevron Africa, Ms. Elizabeth Nahimana, Head of Sanitation Regulation, Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA), Mr. Fred Ishugah, East African Center of Excellence for Renewable Energy and Efficiency (EACREE), as well as Mr. Fenwicks Musonye, The Energy Regulatory Commission and Mr. Kamal Gupta, Chairman of Kenya Renewable Energy Association (KEREA).

In parallel to the conference, companies will be exhibiting innovative products and technologies for the water, energy and waste industries. Exhibitors includes: Al Babtain Power & Telecom, Al Hilal Industrial Group, G Crystal Plastic Industries S.A.E. International Desalination and Water Treatment Group, Oman Tech, Paschal Technical Services Limited, Shenzen Calinmeter Co. L.T.D, Water & Energy Solutions & Technology.

The exhibition and conference schedule is from the 25thto the 27thof September from 10 am to 5 pm. For more information, contact

East Africa Utilities Expo is organized by Omanexpo, one of the leading exhibition and conference organizers in the Middle East.