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THE Centre for Environment, Technology and Develop-ment, Malaysia (CETDEM) together with Slow Food Klang Valley and the Residents’ Association of Section 19 will jointly host the 5th Organic Day on July 4.
The event will be held from 8.30am-2pm, at The Padang, Jalan 19/22, Petaling Jaya.
The event also has the support of the Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ).
Read more: Learn the organic way of life


Green Technology, Green Economy: More Than Meets The Eye
By Melati Mohd Ariff

Anthony Tan, the Executive Director of Centre for Environment, Technology and Development (Cetdem) concurred that green technology is any technology that helps to reduce the threat to the environment.
Read more: Green Technology, Green Economy: More Than Meets The Eye


We are currently recruiting participants living within the Klang Valley for the Civil Society component of the Sustainable Transport Options Project (STOP).



Click on image to read more about the STOP Project

If you are a residing in the Klang Valley (Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya, Subang Jaya, Bandar Sunway, Shah Alam, Klang, etc), and are interested to help reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions due to transport, please contact Stanley (stop@cetdem.org.my) or Anthony (ed@cetdem.org.my) or call 03-7875 7767.

2 Briefings for participants were organised on 24 (Thu) and 26 (Sat) Jun. Project participants are required to record their daily transport usage from 1st July 2010 and submit to CETDEM once the monthly data sheet is completed.


We would like to invite those involved in the Organic and Natural Products Industry to submit your registration as Exhibitors in CETDEM’s upcoming event.

This 3-day event, 18-20 September 2010, will be held at KL & Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall.


Click on image for Exhibition brochure


CETDEM’s Hari Organik is back with the 5th edition.


Click on image for Hari Organik brochure

Once again, CETDEM is gathering organic farmers, retailers and those dealing with organic products/services for another occasion to promote and celebrate a healthy organic lifestyle.


When Global Warming Comes Calling
By Melati Mohd Ariff

Meanwhile, Anthony Tan, the Executive Director of Centre for Environment, Technology and Development (Cetdem) recalled the 2007 massive floods that hit Johor, Penang and Melaka.
Read more: When Global Warming Comes Calling


Members of CETDEM’s Organic Farming Project will receive a copy of this News Bulletin.


Click here on image to download a low resolution extract of the News Bulletin

Please note that the pictures in this extract are of low resolution while the accompanying text are incomplete. For a high resolution copy of the complete News Bulletin, kindly contact Ms Tan (tel: +603-78757767; email: of@cetdem.org.my)


CETDEM successfully organised our 4th Annual Climate Change Seminar on 7th June 2010 at Hotel Armada Petaling Jaya. The theme for this year is “Can Cancun Redeem Copenhagen?”.

YB Dato Sri Douglas Uggah Embas, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment officially opened the seminar. The Diplomatic Dialogue involving the Ambassadors from Mexico and the EU was moderated by Dr Gary W. Theseira from NRE. Speakers included Dr Rahim Nik (NRE/FRIM), Mr Chironjit Das (MYCJN); Mr Tay Kay Luan (BCSDM President) and Mr Gurmit Singh (CETDEM Chairman). A panel discussion was held in the late afternoon.

Read more: Opening Speech by YB Dato Sri Douglas Uggah Embas

Read more: Utusan Malaysia report

40 representatives from the Public and Private Sectors, Universities and NGOs participated in this one day event.


Welcome to the official web site of the Centre for Environment, Technology and Development, Malaysia (CETDEM).

CETDEM is celebrating our 25th Anniversary in 2010.

Click here for CETDEM’s 25th Anniversary Press Statement

Founded in 1985, CETDEM is an independent, non-profit, training, research, consultancy, referral, and development organization. It is committed to improving environmental quality through the appropriate use of technology and sustainable development.

To date, CETDEM remains the only independent Malaysian NGO that actively addresses such diverse environmental issues as:

- The impacts of long-term climate change on Malaysian society.
- Sustainable energy
- Sustainable transport
- Organic farming (sustainable agriculture)
- Sustainable development


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