About SWITCH Africa Green

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  • 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 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 are water efficiency programmes, vehicular emissions, solar and wind energy manufacturing strategies, regulations on blending of biofuels, and an
The proposed focal areas/activities for Integrated Waste Management are promotion and investment in waste-to-energy technologies (biogas) including agricultural waste, agro-processing and domestic

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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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