A Green Deal for Sustainable Resources

On October 12-14 2021, the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) and the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation of the Republic of Ghana¬†co-hosted the World Resources Forum 2021. WRF’21 took place as a hybrid event, with two local hubs in Accra and Zurich, and a three days of online sessions.

WRF’21 acted as an interactive platform for sharing and discussing the latest research, policies and practices in the field. With over 40% of total participants from Africa, the Forum put the challenges and solutions for sustainable resource use in Africa at the core of an international debate.

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In partnership with Switzerland and Ghana

WRF'21 Conference in Numbers

950
PARTICIPANTS
200
SPEAKERS
42
PARTNERS
Topics we have covered

Conference Tracks

Primary Resources: fair resource extraction for a prosperous future
Primary Resources: fair resource extraction for a prosperous future
Secondary Resources: from waste to resources for development
Secondary Resources: from waste to resources for development
Circular Economy: designing systems for circular resources
Circular Economy: designing systems for circular resources

Key Takeaways from the Conference

Conference Partners

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WRF2021 Report

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Impressions from the Conference