Waste Management Policy

The waste management policy is a vital component of any oil spill contingency plan. A well-developed policy addresses components like waste recovery and recycling opportunities or a logistics chain comprising temporary storage sites and transportation that has the ability to interface with the existing available waste infrastructure.

Regional overview:

National status:

CountriesStatusPolicy included in the NOSCP
AngolaAngolaPolicy in progress
BeninBeninPolicy not developed
Cabo VerdeCabo VerdePolicy not developed
CameroonCameroonPolicy developed and approved
CongoCongoPolicy not developed
Côte d'IvoireCôte d'IvoirePolicy not developed
Democratic Republic of CongoDemocratic Republic of CongoPolicy in progress
Equatorial GuineaEquatorial GuineaPolicy not developed
GabonGabonPolicy not developed
GhanaGhanaPolicy developed
GuineaGuineaPolicy not developed
Guinea-BissauGuinea-BissauPolicy not developed
LiberiaLiberiaPolicy in progress
MauritaniaMauritaniaPolicy not developed
NamibiaNamibiaPolicy in progress
NigeriaNigeriaPolicy developed
Sao Tome and PrincipeSao Tome and PrincipePolicy not developed
SenegalSenegalPolicy not developed
Sierra LeoneSierra LeonePolicy not developed
South AfricaSouth AfricaPolicy not developed
The GambiaThe GambiaPolicy in progress
TogoTogoPolicy in progress