Can Collective Intelligence contribute to sustainable waste management? Insights from Lilanda township, Lusaka.

October 8, 2020

Waster Pickers collecting recyclables at Chunga dumpsite

It was during one of the journeys of discovery for solutions that the team came across a community response to waste. The simplicity of the community-led model stood out as an ideal solution in the backdrop of the resource challenges — financial, technical and human — affecting the smooth running of the Council.

This blog, focuses on how Collective intelligence was used to bring people to work together with the help of technology, to mobilise a wider range of information, ideas and insights to address a social challenge was applied during the AccLab’s engagement with the community situated in Lilanda, one of the low cost and highly populated townships in the city of Lusaka.

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