envoNEWS | Africa | 2021 | March
Written by EnvoPAP team
21st April 2021
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As a region rich with resources, Africa remains home to the world’s largest free trade area and a 1.2 billion-person market, with the continent creating an entirely new development path. This monthly edition contains updates on sustainable initiatives in Africa at the moment, both within the Paper & Packaging sector and further afield within the sustainable sector.
African National Liaison Officers work to realize the Sustainable Development Agenda
From 23 to 25 March, National Liaison Officers (NLOs) and Assistants (NLAs) to the IAEA’s technical cooperation (TC) programme met to agree on indicators and targets to be reached by 2025 and to develop an action plan to help countries achieve the SDGs.
EU-Africa Green Talk tackles water sustainability, clean oceans
The webinar tackled the effects of climate change on water resources and the green transition. It further opened discussions on Egypt’s perspectives of public and private-led sustainable development and green investments.
Cotton made in Africa cooperates with African Cotton Foundation
The Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) initiative will join forces with the African Cotton Foundation (ACF) to promote socially and ecologically sustainable cotton cultivation.