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The Clean Air Initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa was launched in 1998 as a response to an increase in air quality problems in the region. Urban air pollution tends to increase with the rate of urbanization.

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Sub-Saharan Africa: The Conference on the Assessment of the Progress Towards the Phase-out of Leaded Gasoline in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), jointly organized by the World Bank Clean Air Initiative in Sub-Saharan African Cities and by the UNEP-Partnership for Clean Fuels and Vehicles (PCFV...

Nigeria no longer uses lead in petroleum

Nigeria: In addition to the decision from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) ...

Studies of the phase-out of leaded gasoline in Ethiopia, Tanzania, Mauritania and Mali

Sub-Saharan Africa: Action Plan Reports for Ethiopia, Mali, Mauritania and Tanzania

Conférence sous-régionale sur l’élimination du plomb dans l’essence en Afrique de l’Ouest et centrale.

Sub-Saharan Africa: 16-17 mars 2004. Venue: Douala, Cameroun

Progress Report January 1, 2003 - October 31, 2003

Sub-Saharan Africa: Since June 2001, the major effort of the CAI-SSA is to eliminate lead from gasoline in SSA by the end of 2005.


Sub-Saharan Africa:

Rapport d'avancement 1998-2002

Sub-Saharan Africa: Ce Rapport d ’avancement présente les objectifs de l ’Initiative, ses réalisations au cours de la période 1998-2002 ainsi qu ’un panorama prévisionnel. Ces étapes ont pu être franchies grâce au large partenariat créé au cours du Programme entre des acteurs publics comme privés, notamment l ’industrie pétrolière, les autorités africaines aux niveaux local, national et sous-régional, les agences environnementales et le réseau d ’experts africains AFRICACLEAN.

Progress Report 1998-2002

Sub-Saharan Africa: This Progress Report highlights the objectives of the Initiative,its achievements during the period 1998-2002, as well as its proposed future. Such milestones have been reached thanks to the large partnership built during the Program, encompassing public and private partners, including the oil industry, African Authorities at local, national, and sub-regional level, environmental agencies, and the AFRICACLEAN network of African experts.

Ethiopia decides to use unleaded gasoline

Ethiopia: The consumer will be reassured that all the gasoline in the country is lead free.

BP Tanzania initiated first steps to demonstrate their commitment in phasing-out leaded gasoline

Tanzania : BP Tanzania is committed to spread the sale of this product to five other service stations in Dar and Arusha by December 2003.

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