This session forms part of the Annual Meeting of the African Circular Alliance. Panellists will announce and discuss a new Alliance report on the Five Big Bets for the Circular Economy in Africa. The report explores major opportunities for the continent on food systems, packaging, the built environment, electronics, and fashion and textiles.

Launched in 2017, the mission of the African Circular Economy Alliance (ACEA) is to spur Africa’s transition to a circular economy that delivers economic growth, jobs and positive environmental outcomes. The Alliance seeks to achieve this through (i) policy development, (ii) leadership and advocacy, and (iii) support in scaling up circular economy businesses. It is chaired by the ministers of environment of Nigeria, Rwanda and South Africa.

Join on the 15 April 2021 at 10.00 CEST to hear more.


Confirmed speakers include:

H.E. Minister Jeanne d’Arc Mujawamariya, Rwanda Ministry of Environment

H.E. Minister Muhammad Mahmood, Nigeria Ministry of Environment

Mr. Jyrki Katainen, President, Sitra

Moderator: James Mwangi, CEO, Dalberg Group.