Category Archives: Awareness & Advocacy

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 »

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 »

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 »

Job Opportunities: UNDP International Consultant on Data Collection on Gender Equality in Public Administration

June 27, 2016 | By
ECOWGEN

Location: UNDP Regional Service Centre for Africa, Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA Application Deadline: 04-Jul-16 (Midnight New York, USA) Type of Contract: Individual Contract Post Level: International Consultant Languages Required: English and French Starting Date: 18-Jul-2016 Duration of Initial Contract: 40 working days over a period of 3 months Expected Duration of Assignment: 40 working days over a period of… Read More »

Stakeholders meet in Johannesburg to discuss Policies and Regulations for Inclusive Infrastructure

June 16, 2016 | By
ECOWGEN

  Infrastructure is an enabler and essential for people to people connectivity, which increases economic activity. We must ask: What are those things women can contribute to  – Mr. Sindiso Ngwenya, Secretary General, Common Market for Eastern & Southern Africa (COMESA) From 9 – 10 June 2016, infrastructure professionals from Africa and rest of the world met in… Read More »

Making Gender Mainstreaming an “Operational reality”

June 14, 2016 | By
ECOWGEN

Deconstructing Gender Mainstreaming in Energy Access – Part 2 “Gender mainstreaming” is, without a doubt, one of the most trending development buzzwords out there today. However, just because it is used frequently does not mean its application is wide-spread, especially where it matters most – in development interventions. Experiences show that the idea of gender mainstreaming continues to… Read More »