Academic-Industry Collaboration to Accelerate
Circular Economy Innovation Through
Impact Driven Research in East Africa (Rwanda)

Background and Key Components

The pilot aims to strengthen the circular economy in Rwanda. The focus was on the Rwandan water sector. A training module for Rwandan stakeholders will be developed to provide concrete assistance for the implementation of a circular economy. German and Chinese approaches are fed into the training content.

  • December 2022
    Kick-off workshop

  • May 2023
    Baseline study on circular economy in Rwanda and pilot’s interventions

  • July 2023
    Training modules development
Pivotal Partner (China/Academia):
Beneficiary Partner (Rwanda/Academia):
Facilitation Partner:

Fund for Triangular Cooperation with Asia
GIZ Rwanda