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
Burkina Faso has a modest share of tourismcompared to many other African countries. The development of nature-based tourism has been identified by the government as a source of revenue for the
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 industrial waste management, recycling, reuse and recovery. The main stakeholders to be involved are Ministry of Environmental



Project Coverage

National Networking Forum

European Development Days 2017


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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.