UNIDO ITPO Italy participated in the 21st edition of ECOMONDO exhibition, the leading international trade fair on green economy, dedicated to environment, material recovery, renewable energy and sustainable industrial development held at Rimini Fair from the 7th to the 10th of November 2017 (http://en.ecomondo.com/).
UNIDO ITPO Italy developed actions in the environmental and renewable energy sector in two countries: Botswana and Iran aiming to strength capacities of developing countries in the implementation of the international commitments of COP 21, this collaboration is possible thanks to the support of the Italian Ministry of Environment Land and Sea.
In this context and with the support of the fair organizers, UNIDO ITPO Italy coordinated and assisted business delegations of SMEs scouted from Botswana (12)
The delegation from Botswana was integrated with companies dedicated to the distribution of technologies in renewable energy, institutions implementing biogas projects in the country as well as companies dedicated to green the residential and hospitality sector, companies working in recycling materials and representatives of the Ministry of Environment in particular in waste management, officials in charge of environmental sector in the three municipalities of Botswana (Gaborone-Capital, Francistown, Kgatleng), a representative of the Botswana Association from local authorities and representatives of the Botswana Investment and Trade Center (BITC).
The Botswana delegation engaged in an intense activity meeting with 60 companies in the field of renewable energy, water treatment and pumping sector, environmental sector as well as participating in two study tours one in concentrated solar power visiting the company Soltigua and the second in biogas visiting the biogas installation of BIOMAX and a biogas installation with mix biomass thanks to Biological Care company who facilitate the visit.