[vc_row content_placement=”middle” fullwidth=”0″ row_space=”remove_padding_bottom”][vc_column][rev_slider slidertitle=”WRF2021″ alias=”forum-1″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_space=”remove_padding_bottom”][vc_column][gva_block_heading title=”A Green Deal for Sustainable Resources”][/gva_block_heading][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”8″ el_width=”10″ accent_color=”#ffc800″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_space=”remove_padding_bottom”][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]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.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”22510″ img_size=”320×320″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_space=”remove_padding_top”][vc_column][rev_slider slidertitle=”WRF2021 hosts, partners” alias=”africamaval-project-partners-1″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_placement=”middle” row_space=”remove_padding”][vc_column][gva_block_heading title=”WRF’21 Conference in Numbers” align=”align-left” subtitle=”In partnership with Switzerland and Ghana”][/gva_block_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_placement=”middle”][vc_column width=”1/3″][gva_counter title=”PARTICIPANTS” icon=”gv-icon-433″ number=”950″ icon_color=”#ffc800″ el_class=”font: Montserrat”][/gva_counter][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][gva_counter title=”SPEAKERS” icon=”gv-icon-498″ number=”200″ icon_color=”#ffc800″ el_class=”font: Montserrat”][/gva_counter][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][gva_counter title=”PARTNERS” icon=”gv-icon-420″ number=”42″ icon_color=”#ffc800″ el_class=”font: Montserrat”][/gva_counter][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_placement=”middle” row_space=”remove_padding_bottom” css=”.vc_custom_1655278661325{background-color: #d8e6f0 !important;}”][vc_column][gva_block_heading title=”Conference Tracks” align=”align-left” subtitle=”Topics we have covered”][/gva_block_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_space=”remove_padding_top” css=”.vc_custom_1655278668377{background-color: #d8e6f0 !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/3″][gva_icon_box title=”Primary Resources: fair resource extraction for a prosperous future” icon_position=”top-center v2″ icon_width=”fa-2x” image=”22422″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][gva_icon_box title=”Secondary Resources: from waste to resources for development” icon_position=”top-center v2″ icon_width=”fa-2x” image=”22423″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][gva_icon_box title=”Circular Economy: designing systems for circular resources” icon_position=”top-center v2″ icon_width=”fa-2x” image=”22424″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_placement=”middle” row_space=”remove_padding_bottom”][vc_column][gva_block_heading title=”Key Takeaways from the Conference” align=”align-left”][/gva_block_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_placement=”middle”][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”22407″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”22427″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”22428″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_placement=”middle” row_space=”remove_padding_bottom”][vc_column][gva_block_heading title=”Conference Partners” align=”align-left”][/gva_block_heading][rev_slider slidertitle=”WRF2021 partners 1″ alias=”wrf2021-hosts-partners-1″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_placement=”middle” row_space=”remove_padding_bottom”][vc_column][gva_block_heading title=”Interested in more?” align=”align-left”][/gva_block_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_placement=”middle”][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”21715″ img_size=”300×420″ alignment=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]If you would like to know more about the Conference and the key takeaways we had, follow the link below.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Read the Report” shape=”square” color=”primary” align=”left” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.wrforum.org%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2022%2F06%2FWRF2021-Conference-Report-Final-version.pdf|target:_blank” css=”.vc_custom_1665587156833{padding-top: 10px !important;}”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_section][vc_row content_placement=”middle” row_space=”remove_padding_bottom”][vc_column][gva_block_heading title=”Impressions from the Conference” align=”align-left”][/gva_block_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][gva_gallery_grid items_lg=”4″ items_md=”3″ items_sm=”2″ items_xs=”2″][vc_gallery type=”image_grid” images=”22447,22448,22449,22450,22451,22452,22453,22454,22455,22456,22457,22458,22459,22460,22461″ onclick=””][/vc_column][/vc_row][/vc_section]