The ECOWAS Women’s Business Fund Project in Senegal goes online

August 19, 2016 | By
ECOWGEN

On 13 August 2016, the ECOWAS Women’s Business Fund Project in Senegal, known as Autonomisation Economique des Femmes de la Filière Transformation de Produits Halieutiques (PAAEF) was commissioned and the project officially transferred to the beneficiaries, i.e. the women fish producers in Bargny, Senegal. The commissioning ceremony brought together representatives of the National Agency for Renewable Energies in… Read More »

Ghana launches LPG stove production facility for women by women

August 19, 2016 | By
ECOWGEN

A  ribbon cutting ceremony to inaugurate the production facility for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) was held in Tema, Ghana, on 4 August 2016. The facility is a product of the ANOMENA-ECOWAS Women’s Business Fund project “Promotion of ANOMENA Improved LPG Stoves as a Clean Energy Initiative for Cooking”, working towards contributing to the nation’s effort to reduce her dependence… Read More »

Job opportunity: The Millennium Challenge Corporation is calling for applications for Senior Director (Gender & Social Inclusion)

August 16, 2016 | By
ECOWGEN

Do you believe strongly that social equality is critical for achieving sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction; and gender inequality limits the abilities of families to increase their incomes and move out of poverty around the world?  Do you have the knowledge, experience and skills in gender responsive and socially inclusive approaches in analysis; policy and program/project development… Read More »

Internship Experience at ECOWGEN – ECREEE By Ms Marvelous Bam, Pioneer intern, ECOW-GEN.

July 29, 2016 | By
Marvelous

Internship at ECOWAS Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) is by volunteering and unpaid for a specific period of three to six months.  Notwithstanding, the work pressure on the intern is high and the deadlines very tricky. This implies that strong self-motivation, determination and drive are important prerequisite for anyone considering taking up an internship opportunity… Read More »

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR AN ENERGY MARKET STUDY ON PRODUCTIVE USE OF ENERGY FOR SMEs IN SENEGAL

July 14, 2016 | By
Marvelous

Project Name:   Energy Business Development (EBD)                                               Country: Senegal       Deadline: August 7th 2016   GVEP is implementing a programme to support development and growth of energy focused businesses in 4 countries in Africa, including Senegal: The Energy Business for Development (EBD) programme funded by the World Bank through the Russian government and co-funded by ENERGIA. The Objective is to strengthen… Read More »

The Clinton Climate Initiative opens applications for Mentees in its Women in Renewable Energy (WIRE) Network

June 27, 2016 | By
ECOWGEN

The Climate Change initiative of the Clinton Foundation is inviting applications from female energy professionals for its Women in Renewable Energy (WIRE) mentorship program. Formally Women in Island Energy Leadership Network, WIRE exists to connect women energy leaders from island nations worldwide for the purpose of supporting women’s empowerment in the energy sector through a women 4 women… Read More »