The overall goal of the ongoing project is to promote environmental sustainability, with the development of the Roadmap for waste management in Cape Verde being envisaged in two stages.
FINAL GOAL: Develop the Waste Management National Strategy.
Characterize: waste production and landfilling
Understand: management techniques, technologies, sites, collection and treatment, agents involved, deficiencies and opportunities
Review: legislative, institutional and normative support framework
Propose: strategic lines of the country for the waste management
Empower: preparation of local and institutional technicians to monitor and implement GHG emission reduction projects
Educate: populations and producers
Empower: institutional staff and agents of change
Demonstrate: operationalization of the National Strategy through Operational Plans for the islands
Promote: compliance with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Ensure: the reduction of emissions of Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) associated with the landfilling of waste