Malaysian Mega Science Framework: The Need for Social Impact and Sustainability Assessment
1 College of Graduate Studies, Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia
2 College of Engineering Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia
This review focuses on issues surrounding wastewater management as part of the National Sustainable Development (2013-2050) under the Malaysian Mega Science Framework. In line with the national priority area of water security, this review will highlight the technical reports compiled by the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) on the challenges of water resource development and wastewater management and treatment. The discussion will dwell on the social impact of pollution in water and wastewater and mitigation plans that need to be put in place to ensure sustainable national development and making water as a National Key Economic Area (NKEA).
Key words: Mega Science Framework / Wastewater Management / Water Resources Development / Sustainable Development / Social Impact / Sustainability Assessment
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