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Action Plan

1. Sharing of Knowledge and networking

Important knowledge on waste management is shared among the Members of the Platform by utilizing it.

1-1.A network of major actors in waste management in Africa is established and functioning, and knowledge and data on waste management in African countries/cities can be shared through the Platform.

1-1-1.Establish the Secretariat provisionally in Japan

1-1-2.Establish, inform, and implement the procedure on registration to the Platform

1-1-3.Elaborate, agree and share the Action Plan

1-1-4.Establish a supporting committee in Japan

1-1-5.Transfer the Secretariat to Africa and establish the operating system of the Platform on the site.

1-1-6.Establish a communication procedure between members (such as focal point (liaison))

1-1-7.Operate the Facebook page for the Platform

1-1-8.Establish and manage a Discussion Group for members on Facebook

1-1-9.Develop and manage the Platform's website and database

1-2. Important knowledge (experiences, good practices, and lessons learned) on waste management is shared among the Members of the Platform

1-2-1.Identify the important knowledge reflecting the needs of member countries/cities

1-2-2.Organize Annual Knowledge-Sharing Seminars/Meetings

1-2-3.Develop pamphlets for improvement of basic knowledge and understanding on waste management

1-2-4.Develop guidance on good practices

1-2-5.Hold a workshop on the semi-aerobic landfill system (Fukuoka-Method) in Kenya, as an example of appropriate final disposal

1-2-6.Examine and implement effective knowledge-sharing activities

Ex. - Examine and develop knowledge content

- Publish newsletters periodically

- Share knowledge and information provided from other donors, NGOs, the private sector, etc.

2. Promotion of SDGs

African countries and major cities agree on the promotion of waste management and SDGs achievement as a priority at the TICAD7 Meeting.

2-1.Current situation, problems, progress of SDG targets, and investment needs on waste management are clarified in African countries and major cities.

(2-1-1.Develop monitoring methodologies of SDG indicators for waste management)

2-1-2. Implement pilot studies/activities for SDG monitoring utilizing JICA-funded bilateral projects

2-1-3.Collect data on waste management in member countries/cities (through questionnaires, interviews, annual meetings, etc.)

2-1-4.Collect data on waste management in member countries/cities through field surveys and if possible implement pilot studies/activities on SDG monitoring in other member countries/cities without JICA-funded bilateral projects

2-1-5.Develop and publish Country/City Profiles on waste management

2-1-6.Analyze the problems, gaps, and needs on waste management in member countries/cities

2-1-7.Collate and publish the African Waste Management at a Glance

2-2.Policymakers decide the promotion of waste management and SDG achievement as a priority.

2-2-1.Establish and organize a training program in Japan for African countries/cities on waste management

2-2-2.Organize study tours In Japan for policymakers from major cities

(2-2-3.Promote regional policy initiatives for SDG targets on waste management for African countries/cities)

2-2-4.Implement advocacy and outreach activities at international conferences

2-2-5.Implement advocacy and outreach activities for TICAD7 Meeting

3. Promotion of investment

Investment in waste management and SDGs achievement in Africa is increased.

3-1.Specific needs with regard to financial and technical support in member countries/cities are clarified and presented to national and international partners.

3-1-1.Organize a training program on problem identification and proposal writing

(3-1-2.Prepare proposals and submit them to appropriate authorities/partners)

3-2.Japanese government decides and announces a policy initiative on waste management in African cities with specific actions.

(3-2-1.Identify potential projects for Japan's bilateral cooperation through field surveys)

3-2-2.Promote awareness-raising activities by Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (JOCV) and develop communication materials

3-2-3.Develop Japan's polity initiative on waste management for TICAD7

3-3.Donor countries and multilateral organizations increase support for waste management in Africa.

3-3-1.Promote participation by major donor countries and multilateral organizations

(3-3-2.Identify potential projects for major donor countries and multilateral organizations)

3-3-3.Identify potential projects for other funding

3-4.Investment from private sector increases for waste management and recycling in member countries/cities.

3-4-1.Provide information and matching opportunities for the private sector

3-5.Community involvement on waste management is promoted.

3-5-1.Collect information on awareness-raising and community-based waste management from NGOs and civil societies, and provide it to them

Note:Activities in parentheses indicate those beyond direct intervention of the Platfor

 

Key Documents

Logical Framework and Action Plan for the Initial Phase of the African Clean Cities Platform

English / French / Japanese

Explanation of the Draft Action Plan for the Initial Phase (April 2017–December 2019)

English / French

Explanation of the Draft Action Plan for the Initial Phase (April 2017–December 2019)

English / French

 

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