BAT4MED is part of the EU 7th Framework Programme. The main objective of the project is to ensure a higher level of environmental protection of the Mediterranean region, minimizing the negative impacts associated to the activity key industrial sectors. Towards this aim, the possibilities for and impact of diffusion of the EU Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control approach to the Mediterranean Partner Countries (MPC) will be assessed and the implementation of Best Available Techniques in the national environmental programmes will be promoted and supported.
Within the EU 7th Framework Programme, IWWA project proposes an alternative for the empowerment of authorities, policy makers and key stakeholders that have a role in the Wa
ste Management chain. The project will contribute to the improvement of solid waste management systems in West Africa, by promoting appropriate management policies at national and regional levels and gathering authorities, policy makers and other stakeholders (private sector, NGOs, general public, etc.) in the design of waste management practices, with the support of African and European experts.