Our January 2019 is out now, and the cover story focuses on how waste management is a growing problem across Africa, despite signs that the continent is starting to wake up to the urgency.
In this analysis, experts argue that as Africa’s urban growth mushroomed by 3.55% per annum over the last two decades – a trend expected to continue well into the future – the problem of waste management has only become more acute and Africa’s waste generation is expected to reach 244m tonnes per year by 2025.
Sub-Saharan Africa is forecast to become the largest area of total waste generation in the world on current trends.
This cover story makes for a sobering read. Click here to find out more…