About SWITCH Africa Green

  • COMPONENTS
  • PROJECT OVERVIEW
SWITCH Africa Green is being implemented in 6 countries: Burkina Faso, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa and Uganda where the EU supports a number of projects and initiatives under the national development plan and national indicative programmes. The overall objective of SWITCH Africa Green is to support the 6 countries in Africa to achieve sustainable development by engaging in transition towards an inclusive green economy.   

Priority Sectors

  • Agriculture
  • Tourism
  • Manufacturing
  • Integrated Waste Management
Agriculture contributes 4% to South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) and consists largely of cattle and sheep farming, with only 13% of land used for growing crops. The government is working to
Tourism plays a relatively moderate but growing role in the economy of Ghana. In spite of the substantial growth of the tourism industry over the past fifteen years, the true wealth‐creating and
Most industries in Uganda use obsolete equipment which in most case is not properly maintained and others use environmentally inappropriate technologies. Due to the high costs of end-of- pipe
The proposed focal areas/activities for Integrated Waste Management are industrial waste management, recycling, reuse and recovery. The main stakeholders to be involved are Ministry of Environmental

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                          MAURITIUS Country Implementation Plan With a view to catalysing the implementation of Sustainable Consumption and
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  KENYA: Green Economy Strategy Implementation Plan (GESIP) The Green Economy Strategy is geared towards enabling Kenya to attain a higher

UGANDA: SAG National Networking Forum 14 - 15 Sept 2017

SEED East Africa Symposium 2017

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  KENYA: Green Economy Strategy Implementation Plan (GESIP) The Green Economy Strategy is geared towards enabling Kenya to attain a higher
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