Senegal Country Representative met the WEEE management partners

In continuation of the programmatic portfolio working visits, Assana Alio, Country representative to Senegal accompanied by the project coordinator Alé Badara Sy and the technical referent of the component Modou Fall met with all the implementing partners for the waste electrical and electronic equipment management component. A component of the project on liquid and solid waste management for recycling and recovery financed by the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

Entering its practical phase following the technical studies for the development of the sector, the partners, in this case the State’s IT agency, the regional centre for the Basel and Stockholm conventions, have praised the excellent quality of the collaboration between the Global Green Growth Institute – GGGI and the actors of the sector. A training programme for the benefit of the actors of the informal sector, studies on the deposit of WEEE and a battery of draft decrees addressing the regulatory framework have been carried out.

In this respect, The Country Representative reiterated her vision to maintain the partnership. For this year 2022, this will include the organisation of a day of advocacy for the institutionalisation of the WEEE day in Senegal, a donation support to private operators and public entities of the sector but also support the signing of draft decrees that opens a prospect of taking charge of the WEEE sector towards the recovery system.