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And business men joined the ‘green cause’…

Awareness is low, poverty is on the rise. Other problems are considered more urgent. But waste management is finding its way up on political agendas everywhere in the world, including in conflict-torn regions. In many of the Arab towns in Galilee and Palestinian urban areas of the West Bank, environmental problems can reach the point where they pose health risks. An EU-funded initiative is supporting local authorities in their struggle for proper waste management and awareness. And the results are impressive: even business men are now joining the cause…
 
This is part of a series of features on projects funded by the EU’s Regional Programme, prepared by journalists and photographers on the ground or the ENPI Info Centre. (ENPI Info Centre)
 
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