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Modelling of household's waste disposal behavior in contrasting locations of Addis Ababa

Improper solid waste management is one of the global development agendas dealt with through different perspectives. Waste disposal is a critical issue for the environment and public health. There are…  


Celebrating waste: How do we build an ecosystem in solid waste recycling, reuse, and upcycling?

the Lab Team embarked on a Solution ‘Safari’ to map out different waste products that can be profitable for waste collectors and held a solution fest to introduce waste and sustainable products. This…  



Celebrating Ethiopia’s renewable energy businesses

The winners of the third and fourth round renewable energy technologies (RET) innovative ideas competition was announced this week.  



Investing in the Lowlands of Ethiopia

UNDP has launched of a new six-year project entitled Climate Change Adaptation in the Lowland Ecosystems of Ethiopia. The USD six million project is funded by the Least Developed Country Fund and will…  


Investing in cross borders


Co-creation: Reinventing how we collect and transport waste

The accelerator lab’s portfolio on waste management looks to generate learning and introduce innovative solutions at various stages of the waste value chain. Over the past few months, we have looked…  


South-South Trilateral Cooperation Partnership Supports Training on Energy Need Assessment

A four-day Energy Need Assessment Training was held from March 15th-18th,2021, virtually and in Addis Ababa to prepare Ethiopian experts to apply a standardized methodology to undertake energy need…  


Fashion Art Food: Stories of people turning waste to livelihood

UNDP Ethiopia's Accelerator Lab went on a three-day safari to explore the informal waste management system in Addis Ababa and this opened their eyes to the many waste-related activities that take…  

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