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Government policies

National Solid Waste Management Strategy for Ghana – June 2020

In June 2018 the National Technical Working Group on Sanitation agreed to the
development of a comprehensive ‘National Urban Sanitation Strategy’.

National Environmental Sanitation Strategy and Action Plan NESSAP

The National Environmental Sanitation Strategy and Action Plan (NESSAP) is a response to the need to refocus attention on environmental sanitation in Ghana and provide clear strategies and action plans that will guide implementation by Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs).

Environmental Sanitation Policy 2010

Environmental sanitation is among the powerful drivers of human development as it affects quality of life – improving health and rising wealth. It cuts across all sectors of the economy including those that concern health, environmental protection, improvement of human settlements and services, tourism, and general economic productivity.

Plastic Policy

The Government of Ghana has formally joined the Global Plastic Action Partnership (GPAP), becoming its first African member

Research Publications

Circular Economy in Africa-EU Cooperation Country report for Ghana 2020

There are a lot on interdependencies between Europe and Africa. The African continent is the EU’s fourth trading partner when it comes to export and the third when it comes to exports.

Market Survey Waste and Circular Economy in Ghana 2019

“Ghana is Africa for beginners”. With these words the Ghanaian Ambassador to the Netherlands, Mrs. Sophia Horner-Sam, opened the “Holland meets Ghana @ Recycling Fair” event on October 26th, 2017.

Ongoing Initiatives

University of Ghana Plastic Recycling Project (UGPRP)

The University of Ghana Plastic Recycling Project (UGPRP) is a student-led initiative based at the Institute of Environmental and Sanitation Studies (IESS) and supported by the Vice-Chancellor’s Green Project.

Ghana Recycling Initiative by Private Enterprises (GRIPE)

Industry-led coalition formed under the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) with a stake in the plastics sector to integrate sustainable waste management solutions, particularly around plastics; promotes sustainability actions and plastic recycling

The Ghana National Plastic Action Partnership (NPAP)

The Ghana NPAP is undertaking a scoping and diagnostic exercise in Ghana to identify interventions that will have the greatest impact within the plastics value chain and oversee the preparation and establishment of an evidence-based baseline.

UNDP- Coca-Cola Foundation Project

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the Coca-Cola Foundation (TCCF), out doored a new project in support of Ghana’s efforts to promote a circular economy in the plastic waste management sector.