Sustainable Manufacturing in Africa: The Pros and Cons- A Pragmatic Review

Temitayo S. Ogedengbe, Omolayo M. Ikumapayi, Ismaila Alabi, Oluranti A. Abiola, Oluwasanmi I. Alonge, Adeniyi Sobowale, Sunday A. Afolalu, Stephen A. Akinlabi

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articlepeer-review


Manufacturing is an essential aspect of every thriving economy. It is a driver that cannot be overemphasized. This is so because production of goods and service is what ensures a continuous growth of the economy. It is therefore imperative to ensure the sustainability of this key tool. This study reviews the various elements of manufacturing, the strengths and constraints of sustainable manufacturing especially in Africa. The study concludes that manufacturing is sustainable provided the needed support from key players is available and can drive an economy to fast development.

Original languageEnglish
Article number01215
JournalE3S Web of Conferences
Publication statusPublished - 6 Oct 2023
Externally publishedYes
Event15th International Conference on Materials Processing and Characterization, ICMPC 2023 - Newcastle, United Kingdom
Duration: 5 Sept 20238 Sept 2023

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Environmental Science
  • General Energy
  • General Earth and Planetary Sciences


Dive into the research topics of 'Sustainable Manufacturing in Africa: The Pros and Cons- A Pragmatic Review'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this