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Co-pilots of the coalition
- Circular Economy Roadmap 2021-2022
- Summary of the circular economy workshop from the Climate Chance Summit – Africa 2019
Waste management is one of the main issues in Africa.
Emissions of GHGs; pollution of the air, the soil, the water; dangerous health impacts… it affects many sectors and all the population, especially the most vulnerable. Women are particularly impacted, a lot of them work in the informal sector of waste in alarming conditions.
The population is not informed enough about the toxicity and about the emissions generated by the inappropriate waste management, which is happening in many regions of the continent, with a bigger concentration of the problem in cities. Africa has also been receiving waste from other continents, which generates even more difficulties.
Solutions exist in Africa, and this coalition aims to bring together examples of good practices that could be replicated, as well as to assemble actors ready to work together on this sector.