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Basel Convention e-Waste Africa

Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria

Funding Agency:
Secretariat of the Basel Convention (SBC)
Project Duration:
2009 - 2011

Transboundary movement

Country Assessment

Socio-economic study




Mathias Schluep

The e-waste Africa project, which is being implemented in the framework the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal, is a comprehensive programme of activities aiming at enhancing environmental governance of e-wastes and at creating favorable social and economic conditions for partnerships and small businesses in the recycling sector in Africa.
The project is implemented by the Basel Convention Coordinating Centre based in Nigeria and the Basel Convention Regional Centre based in Senegal in cooperation with partners including: EMPA, Öko Institut, IMPEL, UNESCO and the Partnership for Action on Computing Equipment (PACE).
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