Governing Plastics Network

Updates and insights from the war against plastic in seven developing nations

Policy Briefs – Rwanda

More than half of Africa’s 54 nations are now pursuing some form of anti-plastic legislation. Amongst these how has Rwanda, a country with a particularly troubled history, become informally known as one of the cleanest on the planet? Rwanda was one of the first of its neighbours to take up the fight against plastic pollution, […]


Welcome to the Governing Plastics Network blog

In the inaugural blog post the Governing Plastics Network‘s Director, Professor Nicholas Oguge of the University of Nairobi, Kenya, presents an overview of the current challenges facing African nations in their fight against plastic pollution. Perspectives on Plastic Governance from Africa – Critical areas INTRODUCTION In Africa, plastic is ubiquitous across most facets of the […]