April 29, 2016 | By

In West Africa, renewable energy entrepreneurs are at the forefront of efforts to extend access to modern energy services as they are often the best placed to offer tailor-made local solutions. Such entrepreneurs, however, face serious challenges including business management and operations, as well as bringing their innovative ideas to fruition. In order to overcome some of these… Read More »

Do we #STANDTALL for Girls in ICT? Yes, we do!

April 29, 2016 | By

ECREEE advocates for Girls in ICT On every fourth Thursday of April the world is officially reminded of the low representation of girls and young women in the telecommunication sector.  An initiative of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the Girls in ICT Day is designated as the day to “raise awareness on empowering and encouraging girls and young… Read More »

Como installer XAMPP e WordPress localmente no Windows

April 28, 2016 | By

Ter um ambiente “localhost” é essencial para o workflow no desenvolvimento de um website/blog no WordPress. Sites hospedados localmente são mais rapidos ma mais seguros e proporcionam um ambiente de teste ideal no seu computador, longe de olhares indiscretos ou hackers. O que é o XAMPP XAMPP significa multi-plataforma (X), Apache, MySQL, PHP e Perl. É uma solução… Read More »

ECREEE partners with universities in the region to deliver its promise to its young energy professionals

April 26, 2016 | By

  In 2015, the ECOWAS initiative on Youth Leadership Development in Energy was established. One of the five-high impact initiatives under the ECOWAS Programme on Gender Mainstreaming in Energy Access (ECOW-GEN), the initiative aims to prepare the region’s young women and men to become globally competitive energy leaders, that in future shape and influence energy development in the… Read More »

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 »