EU – Switch Asia funded project on “Resource efficient supply chain for metal products in building sector in South Asia” will be implemented in three countries in South Asia namely Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh from 2016 to 2020. The objective of the project is to improve the resource efficiency of the SMEs in the metal sector with the technical support of the international experts and through facilitation of the implementation of resource efficiency measures. National Cleaner Production Centre, Sri Lanka (NCPCSL) is the implementing partner in Sri Lanka for the project.
Sensitizing the community identified in the project design, CEO forums have been conducted twice in 2016. A special forum for briefing the project concept, objectives and benefits for relevant stakeholders was conducted, on 05th January 2017 at Salon Orchid - Galadari Hotel Colombo, commencing at 5.30 pm.
Government officials, representatives from industry associations & companies were invited for the forum. 29 industry representatives participated in the forum. As an outcome of the forum, eight companies have signed the application form to express their interest in participating in the METABUILD project.
More information: www.metabuild-southasia.org