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AWWS II

Africa Waste is Wealth Series

Accelerating Sustainable Initiatives for a Greener Future

The Edge Convention Center, Nairobi, Kenya

8th - 9th October

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About the Series
The Africa Waste is Wealth Series (AWWS) is a series of high-level regional conferences convened by Taka Taka Ni Mali, the East African Business Council, and the Alliance for Science. The series is informed by Taka Taka ni Mali's program under Transform (FCDO, Unilever, and Ernst and Young), accelerated by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)'s Accelerator Lab.
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Charting the Evolution: From Packaging to E-Waste Management
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Exploring Biohazard Challenges:
Risks and Solutions
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Networking: Connecting Investors with Trailblazing Waste Management Projects
Financial Inroads: Accessing Investors and Funding for Sustainable Impact
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Innovative Sponsorship: The Thought Platform Driving Sustainable Change
Sector Collaboration: Partnering with Key Stakeholders for Sustainable Solutions.
What is New About AWWS II?

Through its outlined objectives, Africa Waste to Wealth Series 2 aims to establish a solid foundation for enduring change by leveraging policy, making sustainability not just a goal but a way of life. The initiative seeks to mobilize resources through partnerships and collaborations, investing in technology and infrastructure for waste management to promote best practices and integrate circular economy principles for overall sustainability. This conference, driven by the collective wisdom of participants, strives to redefine waste management, viewing it not as a predicament but as a canvas of possibilities. It represents a commitment to interweaving diverse perspectives, innovative solutions, and sustainable practices into a rich tapestry that portrays a greener and more resilient future for Africa.

What is New About AWWS II?
AWWS II is a unique way of champion transformative change through cutting-edge innovation and strong global partnerships, like our collaboration with the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA). By leveraging innovative sponsorship models and strategic financial investments, we're launching groundbreaking new initiatives that perfectly align with our vision for a sustainable future of waste management.
Charting the Evolution: From Packaging to E-Waste Management
Innovative Sponsorship: The Thought Platform Driving Sustainable Change

Sector Collaboration: Partnering with Key Stakeholders for Sustainable Solutions.

Exploring Biohazard Challenges: Risks and Solutions
Investment Networking: Connecting Investors with Trailblazing Waste Management Projects

Financial Inroads: Accessing Investors and Funding for Sustainable Impact

Why Attend?
Attend?
The AWWS II aims to transform waste management perceptions in Africa, positioning waste
as a valuable resource for economic growth and sustainability. By convening government,
industry, academia, and civil society stakeholders, the summit facilitates dialogue and
collaboration on innovative solutions. Through high-level forums, workshops, and
networking, it fosters action towards a circular economy that harnesses waste's potential
while reducing its environmental impact.
Collaboration Opportunities
Peer to peer learning and collaboration of industries to align and understand their role in the waste management ecosystem
Enviromental Compliance
Enabling industries to understand the journey to environmental compliance requirements at the local and global levels, including ESG management.
Policy Development
Private sector contribution to waste management policy development and implementation at the regional and country levels.
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Accelerating Sustainable Initiatives for a Greener Future
The Africa Waste to Wealth Series II is committed to accelerating sustainable initiatives for a greener future through three thematic pillars, which also serve as its key objectives.
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Pillar 1: Funding for Green Projects
Pillar 2: Green Sustainable Innovations
Pillar 3: Circular Economy
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AWWS I Partners
AWWS I Exhibitors
AWWS I Speakers
Mary Ngechu
Founder
TakaTaka Ni Mali
John Bosco
CEO
East Africa Business Council
Eng. Festus Ng’eno
Principal Secretary
Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Forestry, Kenya
Sheila Ochugboju
Executive Director
Alliance for Science
Anthony Mwangi
CEO
KAM
Dr. Ehud Gacugu
Ajira Digital
Simon Kaheru
Vice Chair Board Director
EABC
Grace Cramer
Tech and Innovation Theme Leader
Transform - FCDO
Raghavan Madhubala Nivedha
CEO/Founder
TRASHCON
Phyllis Wakiaga
Senior Development Adviser
Tony Blair Institute for Global
Ms. Judy Njino
Executive Director
Global Compact Network Kenya
Dr. Ayub Macharia
Director of Environment, Education and Awareness
Ministry of Environment
Dr. Pacifica Ogolla
Director
Directorate for Climate Change – Ministry of Environment
Maina Chege
Business Journalist
Joyce Gachugi Waweru
CEO
Packaging Producer Responsibility Organization (PAKPRO)
Ebenezer Amadi
Program Manager
KEPSA
Boru Mamo
Director General
National Environment Management Authority, Kenya
Josephine Gauld
Deputy High Commissioner to Kenya
British High Commission
Mr. Joseph Sunday
Director of Corporate Affairs, Communications and Sustainability
Unilever
John Parker
Expert Consultant
Expert Consultant
Innovation
Discover innovative approaches to enhance resource recovery and reduce environmental
impact within our waste management ecosystem.
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Conference Schedule
Arrival & Registration

8:00 am – Available | Booked | Sponsored

Welcoming Remarks

8:00 am – Available | Booked | Sponsored

Keynote Address

1st Keynote Address

8:00 am – Co-creation with Platinum Partner

1st Panel session

Plenary Session

Session Keynote Speaker

Q&A Session

8:00 am – Co-creation with Platinum Partner

2nd Keynote

2nd Keynote Address

8:00 am – Co-creation with a Thought Leader Partner

2nd Panel session

High-Level Panel Discussion

Session Keynote Speaker

Q&A Session

8:00 am – Co-creation with a Thought Leader Partner

Lunch

8:00 am – Available | Booked | Sponsored

1 Presentation

Session Presentation 1

8:00 am – Co-creation with a Thought Leader Partner

1st Side Event

Parallel session 1

8:00 am – Co-creation with a Thought Leader Partner

2nd Side Event

Parallel session 2

8:00 am – Co-creation with a Thought Leader Partner

GALA DINNER (Celebrating Champions of Sustainability)
  • Honor individuals, organizations, and initiatives that have made significant contributions to sustainability.
  • Highlight their achievements and inspire others to follow their lead. Launch of the Circular Solutions Network (CSN)

8:00 am – All Partners

1st Keynote

1st Keynote Address

8:000 am – Co-creation with Platinum Partner

1st Panel

Plenary session 1

Session Keynote Speaker

Q&A Session

8:000 am – Co-creation with Platinum Partner

2nd Keynote

2nd Keynote Address

8:000 am – Co-creation with Platinum Partner

2nd Panel

Panel session 1

Session Keynote Speaker

Q&A Session

8:000 am – Co-creation with a Thought Leader Partner

1st presentation

Session Presentation 1

8:000 am – Co-creation with a Thought Leader Partner

Break

8:000 am – Available | Booked | Sponsored

2nd Presentation

Session Presentation 2

8:000 am – Co-creation with a Thought Leader Partner

1 Panel

Plenary session 1

Keynote Speaker Plenary Session

Q&A Session

8:000 am – Co-creation with Platinum Partner

Lunch

Regional perspectives: Lessons learned from biohazard and e-waste management practices across Africa

1st Side Event

Side Event 1

8:000 am – Co-creation with a Thought Leader Partner

2nd Side Event

Side Event 2

8:000 am – Co-creation with a Thought Leader Partner

3rd Side Event

The Green Schools Impact Program (GSIP): Turning Kenyan schools into sustainability hotspots, one at a time.

8:000 am – Co-creation with a Thought Leader Partner

Closing Ceremony

8:000 am – Available | Booked | Sponsored

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