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Waste recycling in Mozambique through the establishment of Waste Transfer and Recycling Centres: Testing concept and formulation of bottom-up NAMA

Closed
Mitigation
Waste management
Call 4
Mozambique
Time consumed
 
Start: 06-Jul-15 End: 06-Jan-18
Lead Nordic partner
NIRAS AS
Country of Lead Nordic partner
Denmark
Local partner(s)
Associação Moçambicana de Reciclagem (AMOR) , Municipality of Beira
Other partner(s)
Carbon Africa (M) Limitada
NCF grant size
500,000
Total project cost
1,467,152
Technologies
Waste to energy
Methods
Waste management and recycling methods
Country of implementation:
Mozambique
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Description

The project has implemented a Waste Transfer and Recycling Centre in Beira and formulated a Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions programme (NAMA) in the waste sector in Mozambique.

Waste management is considered as one of the key challenges of the 21st century. Growing urban populations are producing increasing amounts of waste that are typically ending up in uncontrolled dumpsites. This not only results in negative environmental and...

Objective

The objective of the project was to increase the percentage of waste that is being recycled in Mozambique and, as such, directly reduce greenhouse gas emissions by avoiding waste disposal at uncontrolled landfills and indirectly by reducing the use of virgin materials.

Results

The main outputs of the project were:
(i) NAMA proposal for the waste sector in Mozambique, which can be submitted to potential bilateral and multilateral donors, including stakeholder engagement in the process of developing the NAMA;
(ii) Pilot waste Transfer and Recycling Centre established and operational in the Municipality of Beira; and
(iii) Preparation for up-scaling in other Mozambican cities.

The project has reduced the GHG emissions by increasing...

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