The role of exports in manufacturing pollution in sub–Saharan Africa and South Asia: towards a better trade-environment governance
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Based on the gaps and challenges identified through case studies, the report proposes recommendations for Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania, Bangladesh, and Pakistan along with the main three areas of research: (i) Environmental Law and Public Governance, (ii) Private Sector Governance, and (iii) Life Cycle Assessment. Even though at different stages, the four countries are building diversified economies by developing their industrial sectors. As exports play a significant role in their economic growth, those countries gain from more sustainable manufacturing practices.