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Marrakech Process Task Force on Cooperation with Africa
Description/achievement of initiative

- Strengthening existing organisational structures and establishing new ones when it is necessary to promote sustainable consumption and production in all African countries (e.g. supporting the development of national action plans on SCP);
- Developing and supporting projects for implementing sustainable consumption and production methods: Initiating the development of an eco-labellinbg mechanism for African products; supporting the development of networks and knowledge based information tools in selected fields of action (e.g. waste management and recycling, biofuels, drinking water);
- Supporting the integration and mainstreaming of environmental education in African schools and universities;
- Promoting sustainable procurement by governmental organisations through training courses and awareness-raising in cooperation with the Marrakech Task Force on sustainable public procurement.

Implementation methodologies

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

Governments:
Government of Germany - Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
Government of Belgium - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation
Government of Germany - Federal Environmental Agency
Major Groups:
UNEP/Wuppertal Institute Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP) (Germany)
African Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production (ARSCP) (United Republic of Tanzania)

UN System:
UNEP - Regional Office for Africa (Kenya)
UNIDO (Austria)

Progress reports

Basic information
Time-frame: - 2022-12-31
Partners
Governments:
Government of Germany - Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
Government of Belgium - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation
Government of Germany - Federal Environmental Agency
Major Groups:
UNEP/Wuppertal Institute Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP) (Germany)
African Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production (ARSCP) (United Republic of Tanzania)

UN System:
UNEP - Regional Office for Africa (Kenya)
UNIDO (Austria)

Countries
Contact information
United Nations