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Linda Godfrey

Linda Godfrey Council for Scientific and Industrial Research


Principal Scientist, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

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Dr Linda Godfrey is a Principal Scientist within the Council for Scientific and Industrial Researchís (CSIR) operating unit Natural Resources and the Environment (NRE), based in Pretoria, South Africa. Her research interests include ñ the role of the waste sector in transitioning South Africa to a green economy; the governance, social and behavioural aspects of integrated waste management; waste economics; and the role of waste information as policy and behaviour-change instrument.

Dr Godfrey has provided strategic input into a number of waste and green economy initiatives for the European Union, Departments of Science and Technology and Environmental Affairs; Development Bank of South Africa; Academy of Sciences of South Africa; Institute of Waste Management and several local universities. She is currently working together with the Department of Science and Technology to establish a strategic 10-year waste research, development and innovation roadmap for South Africa.

Dr Godfrey holds a PhD in Engineering from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She has published extensively in the waste field and provides review to both local and international peer reviewed scientific publications.


June 5, 2014 from our The 2014 Global Dialogue on Waste, Video Panels Watch Dr. Linda Godfrey, Maria Tsakona and Dr. Sanjay Gupta talk about improving waste collection systems in developing countries.Read More

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