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
As a result of the country’s economic success and diversification,agricultures share of GDP and employment in Mauritius has declined in recent years. Through the sustainable Diversified Agri-food
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
The proposed focal areas/activities for manufacturing are on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP). These include implementation of RECP in the textile and food and beverages sectors,
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



Project Coverage

Calls for proposals

Regional Policy Dialogue


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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.