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20/02/2024 News

SWIFT programme launch

At the recent SWIFT programme launch by the Kenya Climate Innovation Center, representatives from Mombasa County, Kenya, drew on findings from the prefeasability study conducted by EIB and COPIP in the area as part of the Mombasa Solid Waste Circular Economy Project

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20/02/2024 News

Mombasa meeting: 31 January

The Mombasa County Department of Environment and Solid Waste Management held a stakeholder engagement session on 31 January 2024 to understand the nature and scope of interventions by various actors in the sector.

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20/02/2024 News

Mombasa meeting: 30 January

The Clean Oceans Project Identification and Preparation (COPIP) presented the Mombasa Solid Waste Circular Economy prefeasibility study findings to the Mombasa County Government on 30 January 2024.

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23/01/2024 News

Nairobi Workshop on Circular Solutions to Ocean Plastic Pollution

The EIB convened the Circular Solutions to Ocean Plastic Pollution workshop to showcase innovative ideas to reduce marine plastic pollution.

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30/10/2023 News

Don’t miss our World Circular Economy Forum side event in Nairobi, Kenya

COPIP and the EIB are pleased to organise a high-level World Circular Economy Forum side event to be held in Kenya on 8 Nov. Register now.

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10/08/2023 News

Strengthening the Collaboration between Mombasa County Government and WWF-Kenya

Written by Alex Kubasu, Programme Coordinator, Circular Economy Initiative, WWF Kenya. Originally posted on LinkedIn. WWF-Kenya Head of Conservation Programmes, Jackson Kiplagat, the Coastal Kenya Programme Manager, Dr Asma Awadh and the Circular Economy Initiative team members Henry Munyao, Hussein Ahmed and I paid a courtesy visit to the County Government of Mombasa Deputy Governor and CECM Environment and Solid Waste Management H.E. Francis Thoya earlier today […]

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07/08/2023 News

EIB consultants arrive in The Gambia to begin a pre-feasibility study for the Greater Banjul Area Integrated Waste Management Project.

COPIP’s work in The Gambia, in relation to our ongoing project mission, was recently featured in the local news.

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24/07/2023 News

The importance of the sustainable management of municipal solid waste in Africa

The African continent plays a vital role in climate change mitigation and adaptation. This year, Kenya will host the African Climate Action Summit (4–6 September), bringing together key industry players and leaders to chart how to achieve the key goals of the Paris Agreement and build momentum ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference, COP 28, in Dubai (November–December 2023).

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15/08/2022 News

DRC: Plastic recycler Ok Plast receives government support

After having won the confidence of the officials of the province of Kinshasa, it is the turn of the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to show its confidence towards Ok Plast. The interest for the work of this company specialized in the recycling of plastic waste was concretized recently by the signature […]

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