(University of Abobo Adjamé)
UAA is pioneer in developing approaches of adaptation to the socio-economical environment in Western Africa, especially Science and technology related with water and waste management. Their research focuses, among others, on the “human activities and the overall environmental management“, including different kinds of wastes from industrial, agricultural and urban sources as origin of the contamination of air, water and soil which affect the region of Western Africa. These questions are studied by the unit of Formation and Research in Science and Environmental management (UFR-SGE), who carries out 3 topics of research: (1) management of renewable and natural resources, urbanization, industrialization and environment, (2) new and renewable energies, and (3) environment and health.
Main role in the project
UAA will collaborate on setting the project framework under WP1. They will participate in the regional assessment of SWM practices and technologies, mapping of current research and network, performing the evaluation of the socio-economic structure, governance and legal background and the identification of key stakeholders. They will provide support in the elaboration of the guidelines for the selection of adapted ISWM systems. Furthermore, UAA will participate in the development of policy recommendations for National and Regional Action Plans. They will also organize two workshops in Côte d’Ivoire under WP6.