Kigali, 12 October 2021 (TDI): Led by Ahmed Nur Yusuf, the Director-General of Climate Change of the Federal Republic of Somalia, a delegation from the Directorate of Environment and Climate Change of Somalia visited Rwanda to study Rwandan Waste Management System.
During the mission, the delegation from the Federal Republic of Somalia visited numerous waste management sites and observed the effective waste management system run under the government of Rwanda.
Delegations from @DECC_Somalia visited in Rwanda 🇷🇼 for study tour to gain experience on waste management systems, during the mission they visited different sites; the smart waste management collection points, E-Waste & plastic recycling plant.♻️ @IOM_Somalia @EU_in_Somalia pic.twitter.com/U1yljuSLNF
— Directorate of Environment & Climate Change,OPM (@DECC_Somalia) October 10, 2021
Along with it, the delegation also visited some smart waste management collection points in Rwanda. The major focus of the delegation was to visit and learn the process of E-waste and plastic waste recycling points.
The purpose of this visit was to work for a better and pollution-free Africa. The visit was planned a few weeks before the Conference of Parties 26, where hundreds of delegates from various countries share their remarks to combat the effects of climate change.
Both Somalia and Rwanda are working effectively for waste management and environmental preservation and plans to mutually cooperate for the betterment of the region.