Two schools were built by the WACA project in Sao Tomé and Príncipe and opened by the country's government authorities.
Press conference on WACA Tuesday 23 November, 9:00 - 10:30 GMT Hotel 2 February, Salle Concorde.
Réunion des ministres et autorités chargée
This report provides an understanding to solid waste generation and management in Africa as compared to global trends and patterns. It provides an overview of the drivers, pressures and impacts of waste on the continent.
Guinea-Bissau is a low-income country in West Africa bordered by Senegal and Guinea. Guinea Bissau’s economy is dependent on subsistence farming and cashew nut exports. The country comprises nine administrative regions and runs a semi-presidential republic system of government.
Benin is a lower-middle-income country in West Africa bordered by Nigeria, Togo, Niger, and Burkina Faso. Its economy is highly dependent on the informal reexport and transit trade with Nigeria, as well as the export of cotton. The country comprises 12 regional départements and runs a unitary presidential republic system with a parliament.
Sierra Leone is a low-income country in West Africa bordered by Guinea and Liberia. Its economy is driven by mining activities, with its principal exports being iron ore, diamonds, and rutile. The country is divided into four provinces and one administrative area and runs a unitary presidential republic system.
Gabon is an upper-middle-income country in West Africa bordered by Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, and the Republic of Congo. According to the United Nations Development Programme, Gabon is one of SubSaharan Africa’s wealthiest nations, due to its petroleum reserves and foreign private investment. The country comprises nine administrative provinces2 and runs a unitary presidential republic system with a parliament.
São Tomé and Príncipe is a lower middle-income small island state 350 km off the coast of West Africa1 . It has a small agrarian economy highly dependent on the exportation of cocoa beans2 . São Tomé and Príncipe is divided into 6 administrative districts and runs a semi-presidential republic system.
Senegal is a lower middle-income country in West Africa bordered by Mauritania, Mali, Guinea, GuineaBissau, and Gambia. In recent years, economic growth in Senegal has been driven by the services sector. The country comprises 12 Regions and runs a unitary presidential republic system with a parliament.