How countries like Ghana, Indonesia or Vietnam are fighting plastic pollution

  • Climate
  • Tuesday, 28 Sep 2021

Plastic flows into the ocean are expected to triple by 2040. Photo: AFP

In the words of the World Economic Forum, plastic pollution is everyone's business and the organisation is urging countries around the world to take action by developing partnerships at the national level. Through this programme, countries such as Indonesia, Ghana, Vietnam and Nigeria have raised funds or implemented action plans to reduce their plastic waste production.

Initiated by public and private sector partners, the Global Plastic Action Partnership (GPAP) leverages the rallying power of the World Economic Forum to mobilise governments, businesses and citizens in the fight against plastic pollution, including through the creation of National Plastic Action Partnerships (NPAP).

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