Project activities

Key activities in the project are:

  • Capacity building (Training of Trainers, ToT) of local Resource Efficient Cleaner Production (RECP) consultants in Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka who will work closely with the targeted SMEs to provide support for RECP implementation
  • Implementation of RECP in 400 metal SMEs with the target to achieve reduction in resource use, energy use and waste generation; relevant examples will be used to reinforce the business case for RECP
  • Supporting companies to access funding and building their capacity on financial literacy; in parallel, building capacity of bank branches on RECP financing
  • Engaging stakeholders such as industry bodies and customers covering the entire value chain of metal products for the building and construction sector
  • Organizing a technology fair in each of the three project countries, involving RECP technology suppliers
  • Organizing roundtables of customers which are construction corporations  across the three countries
  • Engaging with policymakers of the respective countries in a joint forum on RECP

The project structure and role of partners is given below: