Indo-German Financial Cooperation - Scoping Assignment Solid Waste Management

In 2018, the Indian Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) and the German Development Bank KfW considered co-operation in the field of municipal solid waste management and circular economy. In this planning phase, the interdisciplinary project team was assigned to identify key factors for a successful solid waste management project in the Indian context and to develop first ideas and outlines for a feasible financial co-operation project. Main element of the assignment was a filed assessment of solid waste management practices and success factors in selected Indian cities in January 2019.


More information about the project

Status of project

End of project: 2019

Project manager

Project staff

Siddharth Prakash
Senior Researcher / Head of Subdivision Circular Economy & Global Value Chains Sustainable Products & Material Flows

Funded by

KfW Group

Project partners

Empa Materials Science and Technology
Saahas zero waste
Wolfgang Pfaff-Simoneit