Location: Pretoria, South Africa
Date of establishment:
● BCRC in April 2012 (framework agreement signed) previously established centre was revived in 2007 and
● SCRC in July 2010 (nomination). More
Hosted by: Africa Institute for the Environmentally Sound Management of Hazardous and Other Wastes.
Parties served: Angola, Botswana, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
Expertise: ESM (environmentally sound management) of hazardous wastes and development of national plans/policy on various hazardous waste streams including PCB wastes.The centre aims to strengthen the capacity of its members in implementing the Conventions in chemical as waste clusters by mobilizing different academic and research institutions located in the member states.
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