Prospects of the Involvement of Stakeholders in Solid Waste Processing in Developing Nations

  • B. A. Gana Department of Environmental Management Technology, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Nigeria
  • Y. Y. Babanyara Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Nigeria
  • Aliyu Abdulkadir Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Nigeria
Keywords: Solid waste, Stakeholders, Waste processing, Management, Sustainable


This paper has covered relevant grounds in the literature for understanding the phenomenon of solid waste, its generation, challenges, processing approaches and strategies, the underlying philosophies in the approaches and strategies, as well as case studies of the efforts made in different parts of the world, with interest in driving factors for stakeholder involvement in solid waste processing. In particular, the review found that information on the failure of existing SWM systems in underdeveloping nations of Africa, Asia, and Latin America are widely reported, but the explanation on the capacity and networking/collaborations for the involvement of stakeholders is found to be limited in scope and utility. This review has highlighted information that equips the researcher to investigate the scope of involvement of the stakeholders in solid waste processing, with particular attention to their resource capacity and networking/collaboration efforts to contribute towards bridging the knowledge gap in this respect.


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Gana, B., Babanyara, Y., & Abdulkadir, A. (2022). Prospects of the Involvement of Stakeholders in Solid Waste Processing in Developing Nations. Journal of Environmental Treatment Techniques, 10(1), 81-91.
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