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Plastic Circular Economy in Tunisia: Good Practices and Networking
by switchmed published Dec 24, 2018 last modified Dec 26, 2018 05:10 PM
Within the framework of the EU funded-SwitchMed Program, UNIDO has organized a match-making event for the benefit of professionals in the plastics sector in Tunisia. The event took place on 18-19 December 2018 at the Novotel Tunis hotel, and served as a forum for exchange between Tunisian and foreign organizations around the theme of the circular economy of plastic.
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Eco-innovations from the EU help leather industries in Egypt and Tunisia to close the circle
by switchmed published May 30, 2018 last modified Nov 22, 2018 09:34 PM
Adopting eco-innovations is both good for the business and the environment.
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Less water in more denim
by switchmed published Apr 06, 2018 last modified Apr 27, 2018 01:09 PM
See how an EU eco-innovation from the SwitchMed B2B networking achieved significant energy, chemical and water savings in Egypt’s textile industry.
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Reiterating Tunisia’s industry on the benefits of eco innovative solutions
by switchmed published Nov 20, 2017 last modified Dec 13, 2017 02:01 PM
UNIDO has succesfully organised a second B2B event to increase Tunisian businesses' competitiveness.
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Wine from Lebanon growing to new heights
by switchmed published Nov 03, 2017 last modified Jan 05, 2018 10:39 AM
Couvent Rouge, a winery in the Lebanese Beqaa valley, produces organic wine for the European market. Knowing what rules and conditions apply to the European single market for green products is essential in creating a local value-added green industry for the region that can reshape the livelihood of farmers. In Lebanon, UNIDO undertakes a pilot study to evaluate how the wine sector is performing to the EU Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) methodology that eventually will determine how the environmental footprint for green products on the European single market will work.
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Second SwitchMed Business Networking implemented by UNIDO in Tunisia
by switchmed published Nov 03, 2017 last modified Nov 06, 2017 10:34 PM
A second networking and partnership event in Tunis to present EU Eco-Innovations, ready for market uptake, to Tunisian businesses and practitioners was held on the 3rd of November at Foire du Kram premises. The objective of the BtoB event is to strengthen the internationalization of start-ups and SMEs in the Southern Mediterranean region by promoting the transfer of EU Eco-Innovative technologies and the creation of joint ventures, to improve their ability to achieve common competitive advantages in innovation, greening and resource efficiency.
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Preparing Morocco’s industry for the European Single Market for Green Products
by switchmed published Aug 02, 2017 last modified Aug 17, 2017 04:27 PM
UNIDO is supporting Moroccan industries in facilitating the switch to a greener economy.
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Preparing Tunisia’s export sector for the EU Single Market for Green Products with the EU funded SwitchMed programme
by switchmed published Jun 23, 2017
The Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) framework of EU is in its final stage and the resulting policies could affect the ability of Tunisian companies exporting green labeled products to the EU. UNIDO together with local experts undertakes a pilot study to see what environmental and economic impacts the PEF methodology might have on Tunisian companies and to build local expertise on the tools of PEF.
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Preparing Morocco’s Industry on EUs Product Environmental Footprint framework (PEF)
by switchmed published Jun 16, 2017 last modified Jun 16, 2017 02:44 PM
Does your company export to the European Union? Is your industry interested in the latest developments in the EU Product Environmental Footwork Framework (PEF)? Join our information days and trainings in Rabat, 18-20 July.
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EU eco-innovative technologies for Morocco’s industry – an investment that could pay off
by switchmed published Feb 08, 2017
Morocco has set itself ambitious targets that seek to adapt its economy to the realities of climate change. Finding ways that will protect the scarce natural resources of the country is, however, both an opportunity and a challenge for the Moroccan industry. The SwitchMed B2B event in Casablanca presented eco-innovative technologies from the EU that could help Moroccan businesses to embrace new and more environmentally friendly production techniques – an investment where serious returns for the businesses and the environment are to be made.
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