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What is my phone doing in Africa?

Hege Rudi Standal
  • Thursday 26 September 2019
    16:30 - 20:00

  • Litteraturhuset, Amalie Skram

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Hege Rudi Standal
Norway is a major producer of electronic waste. What consequences does this have for recipients in Africa?

While some Norwegian electronic waste is treated domestically, a lot of used electronics travel far across the globe - among other places, to Tanzania, where they are used, re-used, and discarded.

In this seminar, researchers from Norway and Tanzania discuss the effects of this in Tanzania, and what can be done about it in Norway.

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University of Oslo

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