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First Annual Meeting of
the African Clean Cities Platform (ACCP)

26th–28th June, 2018, Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco

 

 

 

The First Annual Meeting of the African Clean Cities Platform (ACCP) was organized in Rabat, the capital of Morocco for three days from 26 to 28 June, 2018. Approximately 220 participants from central and local governments from 32 African countries, various public agencies, private enterprises and Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (JOCV) shared information and knowledge regarding solid waste management.

On the first day, Moroccan officials shared progress of and knowledge gained through implementation of national programs and strategies of municipal solid waste management in the morning session. In the afternoon, the participants visited the transfer station in Sale and the waste landfilling and valorization center in Oum Azza.

On the second day, there were two main topics; i.e., data collection for sustainable development goals (SDGs), especially SDG Indicator 11.6.1, 12.4.2 and 12.5.1*, and Public Private Partnership. In addition, result of the stakeholder and problem analysis based on the data collected at the preparatory meeting in Maputo and waste treatment technologies of several Japanese enterprises were presented.

On the third day, financial issues such as how to promote investment in waste management in Africa were discussed, and progress of ACCP activities and plans toward TICAD 7 to be held in 2019 were presented. At the end of the conference, Rabat Declaration was adapted unanimously among the participants to confirm carrying out further efforts for realizing appropriate solid waste management under the ACCP framework.

 

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SDG 11.6.1 : Proportion of urban solid waste regularly collected and with adequate final discharge out of total urban solid waste generated, by cities

SDG 12.4.2 : Hazardous waste generated per capita and proportion of hazardous waste treated, by type of treatment
SDG 12.5.1 : National recycling rate, tons of material recycled

 

Venue

Conference Center of Ministry of Interior, Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco

Participating countries / agencies

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central Africa, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, DR Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOEJ), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), City of Yokohama, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), African Development Bank (AfDB), Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC)

Language

English and French (with simultaneous interpretation)

Co-organizers

Ministry of Interior(MOI), Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MOFAIC), and State Secretariat of Sustainable Development (SEDD) of Morocco, MOEJ, JICA, UNEP, UN-Habitat, City of Yokohama

Co-chairs

Mr. Abdelouafi Laftit, Minister of Interior of Morocco

Mr. Tadahiko Ito, State Minister of the Environment of Japan

 

Key Documents

Rabat Declaration(MoEJ Web site)

Presentations

(program)

Day 1 (26 june): Knowledge-Sharing on Waste Management in Morocco

Time Contents
Moderator Mr. Nouzha Bouchareb
08:30-09:00 1.Registration
09:00-09:30 2.Welcoming Remarks

Mr. Abdelouafi Laftit, Minister of MOI

Mr. Aziz Rabbah, Minister of Energy, Mines and Sustainable Development

Mr. Mounia Boucetta, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Mr. Tadahiko Ito, State Minister, MOEJ

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09:30-10:00 3.Family Photo
10:00-10:30 Tea Break
10:30-12:30 4.Presentation of Moroccan Knowledge and Experience
- 30min for each including Q&A and Open discussion by participants
 
(1) Moroccan Experience in the field of Household and Similar Waste Management - National Program of Household and Similar Waste.
Mr. Anass Laraichi, Head of Service, Directorate of Water and Sanitation, General Directorate of Local Collectivity (DGCL)
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Presentation (431KB)
(2) Improving Municipal Solid Waste Management -Case of the City of TIZNIT.
Mr. Ahmed Hanni, TIZNIT Commune.
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Presentation (2.89MB)
(3) National Strategy for Sustainable Development and Territorialization of its Implementation in Morocco
Ms. Rajae Chafil, Director of Observation, Studies and Planning, SEDD
Summary (33.8KB)
Presentation (4.32MB)
(4) Overview of the Project for Elaboration of the National Strategy for Treatment of Household and Similar Waste
Mr. Fouad Zakari, Head of service, (DGCL), Directorate of Water and Sanitation
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Presentation (543KB)
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-17:00

5.Site Visit:

- Transfer station of the city of SALE
- Waste landfilling and valorisation center of Oum Azza- RABAT.

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Day 2 (27 june): Knowledge-Sharing on Data Collection for SDGs and Public Private Partnership

Time Contents
Moderator Mr. Mustapha Brakez
9:30-10:00

1.Result of Stakeholder Analysis and Problem Analysis for Assessing Solid Waste Management in Maputo -Importance of Institutional Building for African Clean Cities

Dr. Mitsuo Yoshida, Technical Advisor on Waste Management, JICA

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10:00-10:45

2. Data Collection for SDGs -15min for each including Q&A-
(1) Data Collection for Improvement of Waste Management

Dr. Kosuke Kawai, Senior Researcher, National Institute for Environmental Studies of Japan

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Presentation (1.21MB)

(2) SDG Indicator 11.6.1 – Methodology and Way Forward

Ms. Joyce Ouma,
Waste Management Unit, Urban Basic Services, UN-Habitat

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Presentation (2.99MB)

(3) SDG indicator 12.4.2 & 12.5.1– Methodology and Pilot Results

Mr. David Marquis,
Chemicals and Waste Project, SDGs Data & Information Unit, Science Division, UNEP

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Presentation (1.64MB)
10:45-11:15 Tea Break
11:15-11:45 (4) Report on Trial Activity of Data Collection for SDG Indicator 11.6.1 in Egypt
Ms. Nahed Youssef Abdou Elsayed, Chief Executive Officer, Waste Management Regulatory Agency, Ministry of Environment, Egypt
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Presentation (784KB)
(5)   Report on Trial Activity of Data Collection for SDG Indicator 11.6.1 in Abuja, Nigeria
Mr. Abdullahi, Atiku Abubakar Audu,, Principal Town Planning Officer, Abuja Environmental Protection Board, Nigeria
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11:45-12:40 3.Panel Discussion on Data Collection and Appropriate SDGs Monitoring Methodologies in Africa
Moderator: Ms. Ludgarde Coppens, Head of Unit, SDG Data and Information Unit, Science Division, UNEP

Dr. Graham Alabaster, Unit Leader, Waste Management Unit, Urban Basic Services Branch, UN-Habitat

Dr. Kees Baldé, Senior Programme Officer, Sustainable Cycles Programme (SCYCLE), Vice Rectorate in Europe, United Nations University

Mr. Andy Whiteman, Director, Wasteaware, Resource and Waste Advisory Group, RWA Group

Mr. Hisashi Yamauchi, Deputy Advisor, JICA Project for Integrated Solid Waste Management System in Federal Capital Territory in Nigeria

Ms. Nouzha Bouchareb, General Director, Hydroprotec Consult, Morocco

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12:40-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 4.Public Private Partnership on Waste Management in Japan
15min for each company
 
(1) A Japanese Technology for Improvement of Solid Waste Management in Africa
Mr. Takuya Katagiri, Global Business Division, Daiki Axis Co.,Ltd
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(2) A Japanese Technology for Improvement of Solid Waste Management in Africa
Mr. Eiji Nakazono, President, Eco-Stage Engineering Co., Ltd.
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Presentation (2.20MB)
(3) A Japanese Technology for Improvement of Solid Waste Management in Africa
Mr. Takeo Tokunari, Director, International Development Division, Meiwa Co.,Ltd.
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Presentation (2.81MB)
(4) A Japanese Technology for Improvement of Solid Waste Management in Africa

Mr. Naoyuki Kano, Gérant, Tottori Resourec Recycling Morocco

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15:00-15:30 Tea Break
15:30-16:30 5. Case Studies and Knowledge Sharing on Waste Management in Africa
-20min for each

(1) Public Private Partnership on Waste Management in Morocco

Mr. Abdelouafi Said, Président de l'AMCN (Moroccan Association for collection and cleaning )

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Presentation (363KB)

(2) North-South Cooperation Across the Borderline in Sudan

Mr. Gosai Ahmed Mohammed, Waste Management Director, Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources and Physical Development of Sudan

Mr. Diseremo Sebit John Amin, Director of Environmental Management, Juba City Council, South Sudan

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Presentation (2.32MB)

(3)    Emergency Response Plan for Landfill Collapse Accident in Maputo (15min)

Mr. Joao Agostinho Mucavele, Municipal Director for Waste Management and Cemetry, Maputo City Municipal Council, Mozambique

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Presentation (2.98MB)

Comments/Suggestions from City of Yokohama (5min)

Ms. Chie Tachibana, Director of Management of Reclaimed Land for Disposal Division, Resources and Waste Recycling Bureau, City of Yokohama, Japan

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16:30-17:20

6. Panel Discussion on Public Private Partnerships on Waste Management in Africa

Moderator: Dr. Mitsuo Yoshida, Technical Advisor on Waste Management, JICA

Mr. Mustapha Brakez, Environmental Consultant, SEGU (Société d'Environnement et de Genie Urbain), Morocco

Mr. Hiroshi Kato, Chief Adviser, JICA Project for Elaboration of the National Strategy for Treatment of Household and Similar Waste in Morocco

Mr. Maxwell Mwewa Nkoya, Director Operations, Zambia Environmental Management Agency

Mr. Patrick Medius Nyirenda, Environmental Officer, Department of Environmental Affairs, Ministry of Natural Resouces, Energy and Mining

Mr. Patrick Wangombe Theuri, Deputy Director of Environment, County Government of Kiambu, Kenya

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Day 3 (28 june): Financing Waste Management Improvement in Africa and ACCP Action Plan

Time Contents
Moderator Mr. Zakaria Driss
09:30-10:20 1. Presentations on Financing Waste Management Improvement
-20min for UNEP, 15min for others including Q&A
(1) Overview of African Waste Management Outlook and Good Case Studies in the Region

Prof. Abdouraman Bary, Regional Subprogramme Coordinator (Chemicals, Waste & Air Quality), Africa Office UNEP

Mr. Mohamed Atani, Head of Communication and Outreach, Africa Office, UNEP

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(2)   AfDB's Engagements in Waste Management
Mr. Ousseynou Guene, Chief Sanitation & Hygiene Officer, African Development Bank(AfDB)
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(3)   UN-Habitat's Effort to support SWM Project Formulation in Africa
Mr. Thomas Chiramba, Senior Human Settlements Officer, Regional Office of Africa, UN-Habitat
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Presentation (2.28MB)
10:20-10:50 Tea Break
Moderator Dr. Megumi Muto
10:50-11:50 2.Panel Discussion on African Clean Cities Platform as a Vehicle to Promote Investment in Waste Management in AfricaModerator: Dr. Megumi Muto, Director General, Global Environment Department, JICA

Mr. Ousseynou Guene, Chief Sanitation & Hygiene Officer, AfDB

Ms. Naoko Yokobori, Senior Representative, Representative Office in Paris, JBIC

Prof. Abdouraman Bary, Regional Subprogramme Coordinator (Chemicals, Waste & Air Quality), Africa Office UNEP

Mr. Thomas Chiramba, Senior Human Settlements Officer, Regional Office of Africa, UN-Habitat

Mr.Bantihun, Kassahun Tsegaye, Solid Waste Re-Use & Re-Cycling Director, Addis Ababa City Solid Waste Recycling & Disposal Project Office, Ethiopia

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11:50-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:35 3. Interim Report and Action Plan towards TICAD VII  
(1) Report of the 1st Year Activities and the Latest Action Plan of ACCP toward TICAD VII
Mr. Sei Kondo, ACCP Secretariat/Director of Environmental Management Group, Global Environment Department, JICA
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(2) Results of the Questionnaire Survey and Publication of African Waste Profile in TICAD VII
Mr. Ikuo Mori, Leader of JICA Study Team
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(3) Results of the Training Program in Yokohama and Future Plans
Mr. Kazuo Fukuyama, Director General of Resources and Waste Recycling Bureau, City of Yokohama, Japan
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(4) UNEP& UN-Habitat Draft Action Plan of ACCP toward TICAD VII

Mr. Graham Alabaster, Unit Leader, Waste Management Unit, Urban Basic Services Branch UN-Habitat

Ms. Ludgarde Coppens, Head of Unit, SDG Data and Information Unit, Science Division, UNEP

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(5) Action Plan towards TICAD VII by the Japanese government

Mr. Tadahiko Ito, State Minister, MOEJ

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14:35-15:00 Q&A and Comments on ACCP Action Plan towards TICAD VII
15:00-15:30 Tea Break
15:30-16:00

4. Adopting Rabat Declaration
Moderator:

Mr. Shigemoto Kajihara, Special Assistant to the Ministry of the Environment, MOEJ 

Dr. Megumi Muto, Director General, Global Environment Department, JICA

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5. Closing Remarks

Mr. Mohamed Benyahya, Secretary General of SEDD

Mr. Tadahiko Ito, State Minister, MOEJ

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17:00 Reception

 

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