GGGI Senegal and the SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT COORDINATION UNIT (UCG) signed an MOU on COOPERATION FOR SUSTAINABLE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT. The objective of the UCG is to support local and regional authorities to better take charge of their competences in the field of solid waste management through the development of infrastructures, the strengthening of management mechanisms, legal framework, the implementation of projects and programs within the framework of the national strategy for integrated and sustainable solid waste management, the implementation of which is part of a paradigm shift in the way of managing waste and a circular economy for the recovery of waste and the creation of green jobs.
GGGI and the UCG decided to combine their efforts through this Memorandum to build an integrated solid waste management scheme in the City of Touba, based on:
- the capacity development and strengthening of actors;
- the support for initiatives to promote hygiene and combat insalubrity;
- the installation of a plastic waste pre-treatment unit;
- the capitalization and replication of Touba’s experience in other cities
The UCG and GGGI will cooperate in the following areas: accompanying the implementation of the project, coordinating the implementation of communication & awareness campaigns for behaviour changes, mobilizing funding, and sharing information and tools…