Participants from Arab countries in the Middle East such as Maghreb, Egypt, Lebanon and other countries from the gulf have attended this workshop and they were willing to apply cleaner production to improve the eco-performance of business and industry.
Senior Swiss and Jordanian experts presented concepts, tools and case studies to illustrate the results and benefits of applying Cleaner Production (CP). Main topics included:
- Quick Scan and CP potential
- Material Flow Analysis
- Energy Flow Analysis
- CP options identification
- Technical and financial evaluation
- Performance Indicators, Action Planning, Benchmarking and Monitoring
Additionally tools and international funding mechanisms for enhancing the application of CP were presented, namely:
- CP Excellence Award
- Clean Development Mechanism
- Environmental Economics
The Workshop has also emphasized on forming a Regional Arab Network to foster application of Cleaner Production in the Middle East and North Africa.
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