Waste To Resource Project -Study Tour to Nairobi Repport

At a Glance

Publication Date June 2023
Format pdf
Country Rwanda
Thematic Areas Green Cities, Waste, Circular Economy

GGGI in collaboration with Sanergy2, environmental organization based in Kenya, organized a waste to resources training for key Government of Rwanda technical staff and stakeholders from various government institutions to learn the best practices and challenges for sustainable waste management and waste valorization which can be applied in the Rwandan context as part of the work streams of the waste to resources project.

The training aimed at strengthening knowledge and skills of the Government counterparts for sustainable waste management across the value chain. The training was conducted from 7 March to 11 March 2021 in Kenya. During the training, stakeholders had the opportunity to interact with Kenyan counterparts – both public and private to discuss and share solutions for waste management challenges.

The Rwandan delegation had the opportunity to visit various ongoing initiatives for municipal solid waste management in Kenya including organic waste valorization using Black Soldier Fly, Biogas systems and plastic waste treatment among the others and had quite good bilateral meeting with Kenya counterparts to mention Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development, National Environment Management Authority. Private sector included Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) and Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), Flexi Biogas, and Mr. Green Africa.