Italy to plan waste removal in West Bank

(AGI) - Jerusalem, Sept. 16 - Italy has a new commitment in theWest Bank where a new project sponsored by CESVI for betterhealth and environmental conditions in the TulkaremGovernorship by better waste management has now beeninaugurated. The 3-year project co-financed with 1.095 millioneuros provided by the Foreign Ministry's Cooperation forDevelopment Agency out of a total of 1.5 million, involvesvarious players from local institutions, the community andcivil society, such as the Joint Service Council for SolidWaste Management in Tulkarem and the Thinnabeh Cooperative forAgricultural Services, as well as trades people, farmers,

(AGI) - Jerusalem, Sept. 16 - Italy has a new commitment in theWest Bank where a new project sponsored by CESVI for betterhealth and environmental conditions in the TulkaremGovernorship by better waste management has now beeninaugurated. The 3-year project co-financed with 1.095 millioneuros provided by the Foreign Ministry's Cooperation forDevelopment Agency out of a total of 1.5 million, involvesvarious players from local institutions, the community andcivil society, such as the Joint Service Council for SolidWaste Management in Tulkarem and the Thinnabeh Cooperative forAgricultural Services, as well as trades people, farmers,teachers and students and the Al Najah University in Tulkarem.The inauguration ceremony was attended by the Mayor ofTulkarem, Mahmoud al-Jallad, Governor Abdel Allah Kameel,representatives from the Ministries for Education, Agricultureand the Department for the Protection of the Environment, andthe director of the local technical unit, Silvano Tabbo'. Theproject is aimed not only at contributing to improve livingstandards, but also at improving urban waste management byreducing waste and reintroducing two tips that were previouslyillegal. These problems have become increasingly importantattracting the attention of the Palestinian authorities. (AGI). .