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Economic Policy Instruments For Solid Waste Management
September 15, 2011 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Dato’ Ir Dr Abu Bakar Jaafar is a graduate of the University of Newcastle. He is a mechanical engineer by profession, an environmental scientist by specialisation and a maritime expert by current occupation. He serves the Malaysian Government and the United Nations as Adviser to the Malaysia National Committee on the Continental Shelf, and is Secretariat to the National Security Council in the Prime Minister’s Department.
Dato has agreed to present to HEI and the Tom Farrell Institute for the Environment about economic policy instruments for solid waste management, drawing on his experiences in Malaysia. The topic will be of interest to environmental and design engineers, physicists, economists, lawyers, sociologists, demographers, tax specialists and policy-makers.
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