Abidjan waste actions

Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire
Ongoing
started:
2011

The city of Abidjan generates around 1.2 to 1.7 million tonnes of waste a year. With the support of the Coalition's Municipal Solid Waste Initiative, the city aims to strengthen the capacity of its experts and build a new landfill. These activities include:
 

  • Setting up a reporting system for monitoring black carbon, methane and others pollutants
  • Reinforcing the policy and institutional arrangement based on the knowledge from black carbon and methane reduction by including SLCPs in National waste management plan and local plans
  • Contributing to securing health of all population around the landfill and in the cities
  • Promoting black carbon reduction and health benefits near others big cities

What we're doing

Gavalor conducted a study about the recycling of organic waste in the Abidjan district to reduce short-lived climate pollutants.

A study was also conducted with goal of closing the AKOUEDO dump.

Find out more on the Coalition's Municipal Solid Waste knowledge platform.

Who's involved

Lead Partner: A Coalition partner with an active role in coordinating, monitoring and guiding the work of an initiative.

Implementer: A Coalition partner or actor receiving Coalition funds to implement an activity or initiative.

Initiatives

Pollutants (SLCP)

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