The circular economy is crucial for Africa’s development, and the continent’s path is vital for the global transition towards circularity. Sitra is publishing a series of articles addressing topics that will be discussed further at the World Circular Economy Forum 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda. The articles will be published in November, on the weeks before the forum.
You can read all these articles on Sitra’s website:
- Africa’s circular economy needs support from policymakers (by Bonmwa Fwangkwal, Laura Järvinen and Elisa Luotonen)
- Enabling access to finance will unlock Africa’s circular economy (by Elisa Luotonen, Davinah Milenge and Miika Korja)
- The African circular economy is driven by youth and innovative business (by Elke Nijman, Dorchanay Paykhar and Sami Syrjälä)
- The circular economy can halt biodiversity loss in Africa (by Tim Forslund and Gemedo Dalle Tussie)
- The African opportunity (interview by David J. Cord with Rwanda’s Minister of Environment Dr Jeanne d’Arc Mujawamariya)