About SWITCH Africa Green

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
  • Intergrated Waste Management
Agriculture is the main stay of the Ugandan economy employing 65.6% of the labour force and contributing 21% to the GDP. Sustainable agriculture is one of the priority areas identified in the
Tourism is the third pillar of the Mauritian economy and contributessignificantly to economic growth and has been a key factor in the overall development of Mauritius. A Tourism Development Plan was
The proposed focal areas/activities for manufacturing of environmental goods or sustainability certified goods for both domestic consumption and international exports, including participation in
The proposed focal areas/activities for Integrated Waste Management are capacity building for key institutions to foster adoption of SCP practices, introduction and implementation of SCP practices in




Project Coverage

Switching to Green Business in Africa

SWITCH Africa Green-SEED Awards


                          MAURITIUS Country Implementation Plan With a view to catalysing the implementation of Sustainable Consumption and
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SWITCH-Africa Green is implemented by UNEP with the assistance of the European Union. The contents of this website are the sole responsibility of the Project partners.