Inside the Circular Economy
A global online learning programme
Applications for From Linear to Circular: Africa are now closed.
From Linear to Circular: Africa is an exclusive face-to-face workshop taking place 11th-15th October 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda.
The programme is aimed at postgraduate students and professionals at the start of their circular economyA systems solution framework that tackles global challenges like climate change, biodiversity loss, waste, and pollution. It is based on three principles, driven by design: eliminate waste and pollution, circulate products and materials (at their highest value), and regenerate nature. career, who already have a solid understanding of the circular economy. It is a fantastic opportunity for those that want to become circular economy practitioners and catalysts on the African continent.
Participants will come together for four days to explore the concepts, principles, and practical applications of the circular economy through:
An in-depth exploration of the concept of the circular economy
Expert-run sessions on the practical application of the circular economy
Networking with circular economy experts and practitioners
We aim to equip participants with the skills and knowledge required to help them play a part in the acceleration to a circular economy in Africa.
The programme is free and participants will be selected following an application process.
Please note, applications will close at 11.59pm GMT+1 on 6th July 2022. We aim to notify you of the status of your application by 8th August 2022.
From Linear to Circular: Africa is created with the support of the African Leadership University and funded by the MAVA Foundation.
On November 9 at 3pm (UK), some participants from this programme will present to the World Circular Economy Forum at a side event titled, 'Which path might the circular economy take in Africa?'. This discussion will showcase the findings from the week in Kigali and we urge you to join us. Register now for the event
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