This page is dedicated to Relevant Initiatives of GreenVETAfrica

Relevant Initiatives

Circular Economy Innovation Partnership (CEIP)

Circular Economy Innovation Partnership (CEIP) is an ecosystem builder that promotes circular economy business innovation and investment in Nigeria through research, advocacy and programme facilitation. CEIP actively cultivates and champions innovative circular solutions in partnership with policymakers, businesses, investors, NGOs and academia.

International Alliance of Waste Pickers

The Circulate Initiative

The Circulate Initiative is a non-profit organization established in 2018 to solve the ocean plastic pollution challenge and build circular and equitable economies across emerging markets

E-waste Compensation

The pilot project E-waste Compensation as an International Financing Mechanism in Nigeria funded by GIZ SEDIN Programme in Nigeria


West Africa’s project STAR which aims to provide a second life to single-use polystyrene food containers also popularly called “Take Away Packs”. Our ambition is to measure our success from a total value to society perspective; economically by deploying sustainable profitable business models, environmentally by preventing littering and uncontrolled release to the aquatic environment, and socially by creating valuable jobs in the communities.

With Project

Boosting Women Entrepreneurship Education In Tourism and Hospitality in Sub-Saharan Africa, Eu-Africa Erasmus+ VET Project.


Erasmus+ project aims to boost development of modern VET teachers and trainers, who are focused on their growth and personal development (transversal competencies, digital competencies etc.), focused on students/ needs, and focused on personal and organisational excellence. The project will support VET teachers/trainers’ digital and personal competencies improvement, and as a result, increased motivation and satisfaction in daily work as well as serve a motivation to start with excellent approach on a personal and organizational level.

Disciplinary Service for Waste Management and Polluted Sites

Central Directorate of the Friuli Venezia Giulia Regional Administration (Italy): regional office with the task of regulating waste management, promoting the use of
modern technologies and encouraging the reduction, reuse and recovery of
municipal and special waste;


A public single utility company in Friuli Venezia Giulia (Italy) that carries out the integrated management of urban waste.

University of Udine (Italy)

Part of the regional project “Zero Waste and Tourism Sustainability” aimed at raising awareness and educating students, citizens, tour operators and tourists on the issue of waste reduction and its proper management and prevention.

Bearzi Professional Training Centre (Salesian Professional Training Centre based in Udine)

Operating in the Friuli Venezia Giulia (Italy) region with specialisation courses in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Mechanics and Information Technology.

Integrated Waste Management in Africa with Focus on Circularity – Sector Report from SWITCH Africa Green

The sector report presents an analysis of the implementation and results of the SWITCH Africa Green programme in the integrated waste management (IWM) sector focusing on the participating countries: Burkina Faso, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa and Uganda.

Increasing awareness of WASTE challenges and solutions especially
targeted at women/girls and at-risk youths on the African continent
starting with Nigeria

Initiative for the Advancement of Waste Management in Africa (aka W.A.S.T.E Africa) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political, non-religious and voluntary organization formed to be a leading source of innovative solutions and strong advocacy for a sustainable ecosystem of solid waste management; engaging government, commercial and residential stakeholders in Nigeria and the African Continent.