Category Archives: Skill development & Outreach

An Essay on Mainstreaming Gender in Energy Access: Why and how we do it

April 15, 2016 | By

Deconstructing Gender Mainstreaming in Energy Access – Part 1 The ECOWAS Programme on Gender Mainstreaming in Energy Access (ECOW-GEN) is capitalizing on ECREEE’s authority as a policy think tank to address gender inequalities through the development of innovative policy, regulatory and institutional reform instruments. ECOW-GEN, therefore, brings a unique value to the energy-gender space, not repeating what has… Read More »

 ECOW-GEN Participates in the development of the AfHDR on Gender Equality

April 13, 2016 | By

From 30 to 31 March 2016, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organized a regional workshop on the theme: 2016 Africa Human Development Report (AfHDR) on the Political Economy of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Africa. The workshop was held in Dakar, Senegal, at Onomo Hotel. The workshop convened representatives of civil society organizations (CSOs)/women groups, government… Read More »

Why we sponsor community driven projects

April 8, 2016 | By

  The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), as an institution of ECOWAS, operates at a regional level convening national authorities, developing regional governing instruments that shape and influence the polity of ECOWAS countries. As a regional organization, ECREEE’s target groups are governments and the apparatus of governments. Although ECREEE’s engagement at this level (supranational)… Read More »

Renewable energy experts needed to support Power Africa’s Beyond the Grid (BTG) Program in several countries

February 24, 2016 | By

The Power Africa Transactions and Reforms Program (PATRP) is seeking short- and long-term experts to provide support to Power Africa’s Beyond the Grid (BTG) Program in the following countries: Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Angola, Nigeria, and Senegal. Experts will engage in the following activities: Support off-grid and Community-Based Transactions (CBT) for the production of renewable energy addressing financial,… Read More »

Les transformatrices de poisson de Bargny à l’école des fours modernes

February 15, 2016 | By

Les  transformatrices de poisson de  Bargny à l’école des fours  modernes Le marché du poisson fumé pourrait être mieux pénétré par les femmes de Bargny et environs. Grâce à un projet exécuté  par Action solidaire international, elles sont en train d’être équipées en fours modernes  et renforcées sur le plan technique pour un usage  plus efficient et durable.… Read More »