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The Oeko-Institut’s researchers work on more than 350 national and international projects a year, focusing on Chemicals Management and Technology Assessment, Energy and Climate, Emission and Ambient Pollution Control, Radiation Protection, Agriculture and Biodiversity, Sustainable Consumption, Mobility, Resource Management and Industry, Nuclear Engineering and Facility Safety, and Law, Policy and Governance.

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Short Research Study on Deep Sea Mining Commodities

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 07 / 2022

Currently, mining of mineral commodities is almost exclusively conducted on land. Nevertheless, deposits in the deep sea are increasingly moving into the focus of mining companies and raw material analysts. These deposits are mostly…

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Feasibility study for an incentive system to establish a local take-back-repair-repurposing centre for battery storage systems

Project manager: Manhart, A.
End of project: 06 / 2022

Within the framework of a feasibility study, it will be investigated under which conditions, framework conditions and criteria German and possibly also European companies in the solar power sector together with German project…

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Scoping the initiative "Improving lead-acid battery recycling in Sub-Sahara Africa"

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 04 / 2022

Recycling of lead-acid batteries is carried-out in all parts of the world. In many low- and middle-income countries, operations are often far from international best practice. Lead consuming industries are increasingly aware about…

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Developing Directive/Regulation on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) and Take-back Scheme for Used Lead-acid Batteries (ULAB) and Lithium Ion Batteries (LIB) Management in Ethiopia

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 10 / 2021

Ethiopia is one of the fastest growing economies of Africa and home to 115 million people. Increasing road traffic, expansion of mobile phone networks, electrification of rural communities and the demand for reliable backup systems in…

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Measures catalogue for end of life (EoL) management in solar energy access projects

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 08 / 2021

To achieve the sustainable development goal Nr. 7 on “access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all” by 2030, most low- and middle-income countries launched ambitious energy-access initiatives. In that context,…

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Developing recommendations for technical standards and a licensing scheme for the management of lead-acid batteries in Ethiopia

Project manager: Manhart, A.
End of project: 01 / 2021

Ethiopia is one of the fastest growing economies of Africa and will experience a rapid increase in battery deployment in the next decade. While the use of batteries serves multiple development goals, there is concern that current waste…

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Research & stakeholder engagement for improved management of used batteries in Africa

Project manager: Manhart, A.
End of project: 03 / 2021

Access to clean, reliable electricity is one of the greatest challenges to sustainable development in Africa. Energy storage, particularly batteries, will be critical to supporting Africa’s progress to full energy access by 2030,…

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Environmentally sound disposal and recycling of e-waste: Capacity Development and operation of the Technical Training Centre at the Old Fadama Scrap Yard

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 10 / 2020

The project is part of the ongoing Technical Cooperation programme between Ghana and Germany on the sound management of e-waste. The project encompasses three elements, namely 1) support of municipal and district assemblies in Ghana;…

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Environmentally sound disposal and recycling of e-waste: Expert pool policy advice

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 03 / 2020

Germany has started a bilateral cooperation with Ghana in 2016 to improve the conditions towards a sustainable e-waste management. The effort involves a technical cooperation project implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für…

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Marine litter and microplastics: Promoting the environmentally sound management of plastic wastes and achieving the prevention and minimization of the gereration of plastic wastes

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 07 / 2019

The project „Marine litter and microplastics: Promoting the environmentally sound management of plastic wastes and achieving the prevention and minimization of the generation of plastic wastes” (NORAD-project) is implemented by the…

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Voluntary certification scheme for waste treatment - CEWASTE (action)

Project manager: Baron, Y.
Project staff:  López Hernández, V.
End of project: 04 / 2021

The CEWASTE project contributes to an improved recovery of valuable and critical raw materials (CRMs) from key types of waste through traceable and sustainable treatment processes in the entire supply chain of secondary raw materials.…

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Indo-German Financial Cooperation - Scoping assignment solid waste management

Project manager: Manhart, A.
End of project: 12 / 2018

The Indian Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) and the German Development Bank KfW consider co-operation in the field of municipal solid waste management and circular economy. In this planning phase, the interdisciplinary…

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Recycling and disposal of waste of electrical and electronic equipment in an environmentally sound way, phase I

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 03 / 2018

Conceps for sustainable solid waste management - supra-regional-World

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 02 / 2018

e-Waste-Ghana; LOT 3: Enhancing capacities of informal sector stakeholders; incentive & payment system for e-waste recovery

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 01 / 2018

Short Term Technical Expert Assignment (Fact Finding Mission) in the field of off-Grid rural electrification via solar home systems

Project manager: Manhart, A.
End of project: 01 / 2018

Expert Assessment of the Ibeto Union Lead Recycling Plant in Nnewi, Nigeria

Project manager: Manhart, A.
End of project: 10 / 2017

Expert Assessment of the Ibeto´Union Recycling Plant, Participant and Training at the Training Workshop of ESM of ULAB and Application of the Benchmark Assessment Tool in the Context of Implementing the Basel Convention in Nigeria

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Ghanaian-German Financial Cooperation (FC): Sound disposal and recycling of electrical and electronic equipment - Feasibility Study for the preparation of a new FC project

Project manager: Manhart, A.
End of project: 02 / 2017

Report 1: Feasibility study for the preparation of a new FC project with regard to sound disposal and recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment in Ghana.

Report 2: Environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) for…

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Resource Efficiency in the ICT Sector

Project manager: Manhart, A.

Pre-Feasibility study on the possible commitment of the German Development Cooperation (EZ) in the sector of waste management in Ghana

Project manager: Manhart, A.
End of project: 11 / 2015

The German Development Cooperation (EZ) intends to resume its work on the matter of waste management in Ghana, putting special focus on improving the situation in the area of E-waste management. With regard to elaborating a potential…

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