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Tuesday, 15 November 2016 07:22

1st Southern African Life Cycle Assessment Colloquium

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The first Southern African Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Colloquium took place from 7-8 November 2016, in Cape Town.  The colloquium brought together Life Cycle Assessment practitioners and researchers to discuss life cycle performance, knowledge sharing of completed and in-progress LCAs, identified key challenges, and shared capacity building and data collection efforts.   The colloquium was hosted by the NCPC-SA and University of Cape Town, in collaboration with ecoinvent and Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs.

The presentations made at the colloquium are available here.


Session 1 – Building Sector 

Session 2 – Industrial & Social applications of LCA
Session 3 – Waste Sector 
Session 4 – Agri-food sector
Session 5 – Water Sector 
12. Life cycle assessment for water treatment – a comparison for sea water desalination and mine water reclamation in South Africa - Taahira Goga, University of KwaZulu Natal (coming soon)