Data to Support Strategic Advice on Solid Waste Management in the Lower Msimbazi River Valley — Dar es Salaam

Photo: Wilfred Chomba
A map showing the seven surveyed wards in the lower Msimbazi Valley
Trash piles outside the house during collection day — Magomeni, Dosi subward. Photo: Wilfred Chomba

What is the Data Saying?

The collected data in the surveyed area showed communities’ desire of having effective waste management systems, as most of them are already paying for the existing services, which are ineffective and lack consistency — over 60% of the interviewed community members responded that they have collection services but it’s often unscheduled making them unable to track the collection days.

A map showing how community members of surveyed area dispose of their waste

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