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The TRIEX Gestión de Residuos project, launched in 2001, was the result of an initiative by chemists Ana and Ruben, who were concerned about the lack of proper hazardous waste management in Uruguay.

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Drought in East Africa

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Network Update

October 2017

This month's empowering people. Update features a blogpost about storytelling, latest news about the activities in the network, new opportunities, interesting events, dates and much more.

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