Component C: Professional Capacity Development

Behind every developing waste management system is a well-qualified workforce of policy makers, regulators, planners, entrepreneurs, engineers, lawyers, supervisors, and operators of all different facilities and services. Central to the ambition of this NSWMP is to create a new cadre of waste management professionals who have the mandate and abilities to make a step change happen in practice. Component C covers development of professional capacity on the national and governorate levels.



Waste management requires professionals with knowledge Component C Professional Capacity Development

in different fields, such as engineering, technology, natural

sciences, economics, finances, law, management, public relations, social marketing and even psychology and sociology. Most importantly though, the sector has a great demand for disciplined and hardworking people, who are willing to work in difficult conditions for the good of society and the environment and who have to be paid accordingly.