The Africa Institute is involved in a number of regional and national projects. these include:
|Project||Financial support from|
|e-Wastei Knowledge Transfer Project for Lesothohas appointed a consultant to conduct the inventory.
Namibia has signed the MoU and 50% of the funding has been disbursed to them. A consultant was appointed and has already produced a draft report.
|Inventory of hazardous wastei for Botswana||Denmark|
|National projects on industrial hazardous waste
Botswana - MoU signed and first funds transferred, Botswana will implement the project using existing government structures
Mauritius - Mauritius is in the process of finalising the inventory report. A draft report has been submitted to the Africa Institute. The other 50% of the funds shall be used for a validation workshop for stakeholders.
Nigeria - Nigeria has signed the MoU and 50% of the funding has been disbursed to them. A consultant must be appointed to start the project.
Tanzania - the country has submitted a brief preliminary report on the inventory of industrial hazardous waste conducted in Dar es Salaam. Inventories for other regions in the country to be conducted.
|Strengthening of regional partnership forenvironmentally safe management and prevention of hazardous waste in Anglophone African countries – A three-year project focused on Basel Conventioni Activities with workshops, training, scholarships and other activities.||Finland|
|Management of Chemicals in English-Speaking African Countries - This project is aimed at strengthening the countries in the English speaking African region that are served by the Africa Institute (AI) to control and manage in an environmentally sound manner the movements of chemicals in the context of multilateral environmental agreements that they are parties to.
Phase 1: Assessesment of the Legal And Institutional Gaps with Needs Analysis in The Management of Chemicals for Africa Institute Member Countries - to strengthen the national regulatory framework for the management of chemicals. Appointed country consultants will analyse the existing institutional arrangements for chemicals management through describing the situation and identify gaps and needs within the country.
|KEMI (Swedish Chemical Agency)|
|Project aimed at strengthening the capacity of Mozambique to monitor and control the transboundary movements of chemicals and hazardous wastes and ensure their environmentally sound management||SAICM Quick Start Programme Trust Fund|
|Project aimed at strengthening the capacity of Ethiopia to monitor and control the transboundary movements of chemicals and hazardous wastes and ensure their environmentally sound management||SAICM Quick Start Programme Trust Fund|
|PCB Elimination in SADCi region
Stockholm Conventioni PCB elimination project to facilitate a GEF SAPP project on PCBsi
- Report on the SADC/SAPP PCB Phase-out Wokshop in Johannesburg, South Africa – 10 to 12 May, 2011
|Workshop on National Inventory and National Report of the Basel Convention for Africa in Pretoria, South Africa from 24-26 May 2011
- Proceedings (PDF)
|Probo Koala: Ports Management Projects
Projects to strengthen the capacity of some African countries to monitor and control trans-boundary movement of hazardous waste and chemicals in ports facilities.
|UNIDOi/UNEPi LDC Project
Strengthen and/or build the capacity required in LDCs in Africa to implement their Stockholm Convention NIPs in a sustainable, effective and comprehensive manner.
|Monitoring and Evaluation of NIP in the COMESA and SADC LDCs, by the Africa Institute|
|Mercury Sources Assessment - to determine mercury exposure routes|