2006 EPA M2M Grant: Landfill Inventory for Nigeria

Geographical Focus
Description of Project
Pair up an ISWA landfill expert with an in-country solid waste manager. Conduct an approx. 14-day visit to Nigeria to assemble available landfill information. Make detailed visits to about 5 of the largest landfill sites to examine opportunities for methane recovery and utilization.
Partner Countries included in or proposing this activity
Nigeria, United States
Instrumental Organizations
International Solid Waste Association
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Estimated lifetime of the project (years):
Emissions reductions:
Results and Outcomes
Deliverables: Memorandum on the visits. Data for M2M's international landfill database. Quarterly progress reports. Final report. 
Additional Documentation
Nigeria Landfill Inventory (PDF)
Primary contact for this project or activity

First Name: Swarupa

Last Name: Ganguli

Organization Name: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Email: ganguli.swarupa@epa.gov

Financial And In-Kind Support (U.S. $)
Total Amount provided by all Partner Countries and Organizations instrumental to this project or activity: $35000


Description of In-Kind Support: