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Dr Hammed Taiwo Babatunde

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Grantee Title

Areas of research interest: Municipal waste management (composting, waste recycling and material recovery from wastes, smokeless charcoal, bio-diesel as well as biogas production and their applications), hazardous waste management and sewage treatment.

Grantee Description

Home Institution University of Ibadan, Nigeria 

Host Institution University of Nairobi, Kenya 


Summary of research

The general aim of this study is to assess litter generation and management process in a community and train members on energy and resource recovery from litters for climate change mitigation and environmental sustainability. This study will adopt a quasi-experimental design, comprising mixed method of data collection such as questionnaire, FGD, IPCC model for calculating greenhouse gas generation potentials of various solid waste components and management practices. It also comprises physical and chemical characterization of litters generated in the study community.