Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production Program in Ukraine

Project completed

The project "Promoting the adaptation and adoption of RECP (Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production) through the establishment and operation of a Cleaner Production Centre in Ukraine" aims at enhancing the resource productivity, competitiveness and environmental performance of industry in Ukraine.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
01.10.2011 - 31.12.2020
CHF  5’000’000

The projects supports the adaptation and adoption of Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production methods, practices, technologies and policies, providing national industries with the necessary tools to facilitate access to national and regional markets with environmentally sound products and improve the ability of national enterprises to negotiate successfully their position in the global market. The project applies a sector-based approach, concentrating on four priority sectors: chemicals, agro-processing, metallurgical and metal processing industries.


To enhance efficiency, productivity, competitiveness and environmental performance of companies in Ukraine, especially small and medium enterprise, through the implementation of Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production methods, practices and technologies.

Medium-term outcomes

Cleaner Production Center (CPC) in Ukraine is operational and well prepared for the future

CPC delivers value adding RECP services to companies, government and business service providers

RECP concepts and methods have been implemented by companies

Mechanism for mainstreaming RECP concepts and policy instruments have been created

Target companies are implementing RECP technologies and have achieved economic and environmental savings


Expected results:  

In-company technical assessments

RECP trainings for different stakeholders and forming national experts

Awareness raising and dissemination of information on RECP benefits

Cooperation with financial institutions to develop specific financial instruments for RECP

Policy advice

Directorate/federal office responsible SECO
Credit area Development cooperation
Project partners Contract partner
  • Industrial Development Organization

Budget Current phase Swiss budget CHF    5’000’000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF    0 Budget inclusive project partner CHF    5’000’000
Project phases

Phase 1 01.10.2011 - 31.12.2020   (Completed)