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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 »

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 »

Women’s Empowerment Fund (WEF) round 3, starting on March 1

February 24, 2016 | By
ECOWGEN

Implemented by the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, the WEF is one of the few financing mechanisms designed to scale effective business models for empowering women energy entrepreneurs. This year, GACC plans to award at least 4 grants of up to US$75,000. To better streamline the application process, the Alliance has split the competition into two phases, as outlined below.… Read More »

Invest in Africa 2016 Now Available for Download

February 2, 2016 | By
ECOWGEN

Launched at the just concluded 26th African Union Leaders’ Summit and Assembly, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Invest in Africa 2016 explores the African Union’s objectives for the continent, with particular focus on human rights and gender equality, while also identifying the wide range of investment opportunities that are available. Contained in this year’s issue are exclusive interviews and… Read More »

Discussing Gender, Energy and Clean Cooking Solutions at the SE4ALL Annual Workshop

January 25, 2016 | By
ECOWGEN

12h30 – 14h30  11 February, 2016 AfDB CCIA On 11 February, 2016, ECREEE in partnership with the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Office of the Special Envoy on Gender (SEOG), Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) Africa Hub, and the International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy (ENERGIA), is organizing a side-event on Gender, Energy and Clean Cooking Solutions, at… Read More »