AfDB, NEPAD-IPPF meet with ECREEE over the Business Opportunities for Women in Energy Project

May 25, 2019 | By
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From 20 – 24 May 2019, delegates from the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development Infrastructure Project Preparatory Facility (NEPAD- IPPF) visited the ECREEE Secretariat in Praia, Cape Verde. The purpose of the visit was to discuss the progress of the Feasibility Study on Business Opportunities for Women in a Changing Energy Value… Read More »

4 West African Women-led Sustainable Energy Enterprises showcased at the Global Investment Forum in Vienna

May 20, 2018 | By
ECOWGEN

On 14 May 2018, the Preparatory Workshop for the Business Plan Competition, a component of the Climate and Clean Energy Investment Forum, was organized to prepare the 4 female energy entrepreneurs from West Africa for the Investment Forum which held on 16 May 2018. ECREEE, represented by Ms Monica Maduekwe, participated in the meeting on 13 May and… Read More »

ECOWAS, AfDB and NEPAD-IPPF invest US$ 1 Million in the future of women in energy

April 15, 2018 | By
ECOWGEN

The ECOWAS Centre for Regional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) received a grant of USD 1,000,000 from the African Development Bank, through the New Partnership for Africa’s Development Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility Special Fund (NEPAD-IPPF Special Fund), to implement a project entitled: ‘Feasibility study on business opportunities for women in a changing energy value chain in West… Read More »

ECREEE, PFAN and CTCN launch call for proposals for women-led sustainable energy enterprises in West Africa

September 20, 2017 | By
ECOWGEN

VIENNA, 19 September 2017 – ECREEE, CTCN and PFAN have launched a call for proposals for women-led sustainable energy enterprises in West-Africa, as part of the CTCN/ECOWAS Project on Mainstreaming Gender for a Climate-Resilient Energy System in West Africa. Women-led businesses employing clean energy solutions to facilitate women’s economic empowerment in the ECOWAS countries and seeking investments of up… Read More »

ECOWAS validates its regional Directive on Gender Assessments in Energy Projects

July 17, 2017 | By
ECOWGEN

Energy experts of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) validated and adopted the ECOWAS Directive on Gender Assessments in Energy Projects, during a 3-day workshop held from 26 – 28 June 2017 in Accra, Ghana. The workshop was organized by the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) in collaboration with the ECOWAS Department… Read More »

Strong statements made for Women Entrepreneurs in Sustainable Energy at Libreville Workshop

June 29, 2017 | By
ECOWGEN

A Workshop on “Women Entrepreneurs and Sustainable Energy in Africa” was held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Libreville, Gabon on 13-14 June 2017 under the auspices of the sixteenth African Ministerial Conference on Environment (AMCEN 16). The theme of this workshop was “Unlocking Opportunities for Women Entrepreneurs in Sustainable Energy”: Towards Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals… Read More »