Africa makes its case for Circular Economy at the World Circular Economy Forum 2023, in Helsinki, Finland.

July 12, 2023 AELEX Admin 0 Comments

The 2023 World Circular Economy in Helsinki, Finland, organized by the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, brought together 2000 participants from 156 countries including business and government leaders, policymakers and experts from around the world. Participants presented the world’s best circular economy solutions. The circular economy is a model of production and consumption involving sharing, leasing, reusing, repairing, refurbishing and recycling existing materials and products for as long as possible. African government ministers and representatives from the Ministries of Environment attended, including from Zambia, whose Minister of Small and Medium Enterprise Development, Elias Mubanga, urged African countries to begin the transition to embed circular systems swiftly. “In Africa we have what it takes to deliver on the circular transition, and we will deliver,” he said. Read more


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