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From Source to Sea to Sustainability: Integrated Cycles in Wastewater and Nutrient Management

From Source to Sea to Sustainability: Integrated Cycles in Wastewater and Nutrient Management

posted on 18 May , 2019 in General by admin

In this course, gain a broad understanding of the key actors, drivers, impacts, and challenges involved in wastewater and nutrient pollution, the establishment of satisfactory monitoring systems, the development of funding mechanisms, and the negotiation of policy, and learn how wastewater and nutrient management can be used as a resource with which to pursue greater sustainability and community resilience and ensure the health and integrity of the aquatic ecosystems upon which we depend.

Start date: 06 May 2019

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Prof. R. Ramesh takes over from Dr Greg Crosby as the Chair of GPNM

Prof. R. Ramesh takes over from Dr Greg Crosby as the Chair of GPNM

posted on 19 Aug , 2016 in General by admin

The GPNM Secretariat within UNEP-GPA announced the succession to the Chair of the Global Partnership on Nutrient Management (GPNM).

Prof. R. Ramesh, Director of the National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management in the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change of India, takes over from Dr Greg Crosby of the US Department of Agriculture who ably held the reins for the past 3 years.  Prof. Ramesh, who has been associated with and supportive of the work of the GPNM since its inception back in 2009, has a term of 3 years commencing July 1st 2016. 

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Greg Crosby steps down as GPNM chair

Greg Crosby steps down as GPNM chair

posted on 01 Jul , 2016 in General by admin

Dr. Gregory Crosby (USDA) steps down as Chair of GPNM after his three year tenure in this position.

This was announced by the GPNM Secretariat within UNEP-GPA. The position is taken over by Prof. R. Ramesh, Director of the National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management in the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change of India. Prof. Ramesh, who has been associated with and supportive of the work of the GPNM since its inception back in 2009, has a term of 3 years commencing July 1st 2016. 

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Publication of a Technical paper on Nitrogen Use Efficiency (NUE) and Performance Indicators

Publication of a Technical paper on Nitrogen Use Efficiency (NUE) and Performance Indicators

posted on 01 Oct , 2015 in Publications by admin

This paper, was drafted by GPNM’s NUE Task Team led by Dr. Terry Roberts and Dr. Rob Norton (International Plant Nutrition Institute) and Dr. Eric Davidson (University of Maryland Center for Environmental Sci-ence). It offers the technical basis and supporting research for using Ni-trogen Use Efficiency (NUE) as a performance indicator to improve global food production, and control the potential harmful environmental impacts of excess nitrogen-based compounds from manufactured and animal waste fertilizers.

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