Sustainable Manufacturing and Environmental Pollution Programme

Tanneries Sector

Journal Article: Mitigating Tannery Pollution in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

Journal Article: Mitigating Tannery Pollution in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia   Published in: Journal of Developing Societies  [Volume 38, Issue 3]   Abstract  The global leather market is worth more than $270 billion annually, and provides an important and accessible source of manufacturing exports for countries in the Global South. Leather is the source …

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Research Report: Manufacturing pollution in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia: Implications for the environment, health and future work

Research Report: Manufacturing pollution in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia: Implications for the environment, health and future work. A scoping study was commissioned by the SMEP programme at the inception of the initiative to lay the foundational base for understanding the consequences of environmental degradation caused by manufacturing industries in these two regions. Despite acknowledging …

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