AFD/SPREP Regional Solid Waste Management Initiative

afd_Logo_200The AFD/SPREP Regional Solid Waste Management Initiative is a 4-year project (Oct 2011 – Sep 2015) funded by the Agence Française de Développement and implemented by SPREP in partnership with HYDEA S.r.l.

The overall goal of this 1 million Euro project is to improve solid waste management in the Pacific islands primarily through a structured programme of technical capacity building of Pacific islanders, and through the development of a used oil management programme across Pacific island countries and territories. Support will also be provided for developing in-country activity proposals for further funding.


GEF-PAS POPs Release Reduction Project

gef_unepThe POPs release reduction through improved management of solid and hazardous wastes project is a GEF-PAS (Global Environment Facility Pacific Alliance for Sustainability) funded project implemented by UNEP. The project will focus on technical assistance and capacity building for implementation of Stockholm Convention National Implementation Plans (NIP) and the demonstration of feasible, innovative technologies for Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) reduction. 


International Maritime Organisation (IMO)

imo_logoSPREP's shipping Marine Pollution activities under PACPOL is mostly funded by the International Maritime Organisation. The SPREP/IMO relationship is detailed in a memorandum of understanding with the activities outlined in an Integrated Technical 


JICA/SPREP Regional Solid Waste Management (J-PRISM)

JICA_Logo_200The Japan Technical Cooperation Project for the Promotion of Regional Initiative on Solid Waste Management (J-PRISM) is a 5-year project supported by JICA under the government of Japan and implemented in collaboration with SPREP. The 800 million Yen (approximately 10 million USD) project runs from Feb 2011–Jan 2016 and focuses on enhancing sustainable solid waste management in the Pacific region by strengthening the appropriate human and institutional capacity base. In addition to regional activities, tailored national activities will be implemented in 11 countries and cover issues including the 3Rs, waste collection, and waste disposal.


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