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Addis Ababa, Kigali air quality policy analysis concluded

Addis Ababa, Kigali air quality policy analysis concluded

The Environmental Compliance Institute (ECI) and UN Environment have successfully completed the air quality policy and regulatory situational analyses for Addis Ababa and Kigali cities. The analyses were conducted under a pilot project to support African cities to develop better air quality management strategies in order to protect public health and the environment.

The overall objective of the project was to build the capacity of relevant national and city officials to develop, implement and enforce improved policy and regulatory frameworks for air quality management, and support the development of strategies for better air quality management in these cities. In furtherance of this project, UN Environment and ECI, working together with local stakeholders in the Addis Ababa and Kigali conducted situational analyses of the air quality policies and regulatory frameworks in the two cities.

The purpose of the analyses was to obtain a better understanding of the governance framework for air quality management in both cities in terms of policy, legislative and regulatory mechanisms, including the state of compliance and enforcement, with a view to documenting any existing and/or apparent gaps and proposing policy recommendations to address the same.

Key findings and recommendations:

Please click on the links below to view the full reports with key findings and recommendations for both Addis Ababa and Kigali Cities:

  1. Addis Ababa City Air Qulaity Policy and Regulatory Situational Analysis 
  2. Kigali City Air Qulaity Policy and Regulatory Situational Analysis for Addis Ababa City

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