Humphrey Portrait

Waste Specialist

  • Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program
  • 2007-08
  • South Africa


A graduate in the fields of chemistry, materials science, economics and business management, Mr. Haider is currently studying law through a distance learning university. During the ten years he was in waste management, he was involved in the strategic planning of the Regional Landfill site, the planning and design of three additional waste transfer stations, the closure of three landfill sites and the formulation of an Integrated Waste Management Plan for Cape Town. As a Humphrey Fellow, Mr. Haider wants to explore waste-to-energy plants, the harnessing of methane gas from landfill sites and the associated Certified Emission Reduction certificates in terms of the Cleaner Development Mechanism of the Kyoto Protocol.

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