Report of the Regional Workshop on Energy for Development in Eastern and Central Africa



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  The US Government and its partners are currently exploring opportunities for energy partnerships in Zambia. Following President Obama’s announcement in August at the U.S. ‐ Africa Leadership Summit, Power Africa began planning to expand and scale out our initiative across all of sub‐Saharan Africa. Our model for expansion recognizes the unique circumstances in each. UNODC has regional offices for Eastern Africa, Southern Africa, and West and Central Africa and Middle East and North Africa. The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS). for transitioning the energy system in the Sub-Saharan Africa region. A summary of this report titled as “Scaling up renewable energy deployment in Africa: Impact overview” was released at the Ninth Session of the IRENA Assembly in Abu Dhabi on 10 January during the “Africa Ministerial Meeting: Scaling. Internal Awareness Consultation Workshops The African Development Bank has committed to further promote civil society engagement internally. The Civil Society, Social and Community Engagement Division launched its first internal awareness consultation workshop in Libreville, Gabon, on Decem during a Central Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office management .

Promoting Renewable Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development in Africa post COVID Virtual: Sep Virtual workshop on designing the African Development Bank’s Public Private Partnership framework: Online: Sep   Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) | African Development Bank, 11 leading Multilateral Development Banks, IMF launch first joint report on financing the sustainable development goals “To accelerate Africa’s development, we will continue joining investment hands across the globe” - Adesina. Read more; Share. The Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development was established pursuant to General Assembly resolutions 67/, 70/1 and 70/, in which the Assembly, inter alia, acknowledged the importance of the regional dimensions of sustainable development and invited the regional commissions to contribute to the work of the High-level Political. Priority Africa - Summary of the Work of the Panel of High-Level Personalities on African Development, (English/French) Regional Workshop for Eastern and Southern Africa on the.

This web dossier on Water in Africa has been compiled by the library of the African Studies Centre to coincide with the international conference ‘Water Management Issues in Africa’, organized by the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) in collaboration with the Netherlands Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) in Port Louis, Mauritius, March workshop (Session 1) are included in this book, along with selected papers from other sessions, the round table and the workshops on reproduction. The programme The Plenary Session addressed the main question of the conference and workshop: the environmental impact of goat farming and its integration into a sustainable system. The World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report () ranked the quality of overall infrastructure of Bangladesh th out of countries. Among the categories analysed by this survey, quality of electricity supply (ranked rd) and fixed telephone lines/ populations (ranked th) are particularly deficient. The languages of Africa are divided into several major language families. Niger–Congo or perhaps Atlantic–Congo languages (Bantu and non-Bantu, the inclusion of Mande and a few other groups is disputed) are spoken in West, Central, Southeast and Southern Africa.; Afroasiatic languages are spread throughout Western Asia, North Africa, the Horn of Africa and parts of the Sahel.

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Africa has a very small power sector in comparison with its geographic size and population. The size of the power sector is as follows1: MW % GWh production % West Africa 10,01 6,26 Southern Africa 52,70 58,34 North Africa 30,46 30,04 East Africa 3,03 2,98 Central Africa 3,64 2, The Workshop for African Energy Experts on South/Central/Eastern Africa.

Countries with installed capacity of more than a Contribution of existing hydropower development to Africa’s. Status of Africa’s Energy Sector Africa’s energy sector is best understood as three distinct regions.

North Africa, which is heavily dependent on oil and gas, South Africa, which depends on coal and the rest of Sub-Saharan Africa, which is largely reliant on biomass (Karekezi, a).

Figures for Eastern and Southern African countries. The ICSOE is a regional meeting held annually to discuss key issues and challenges pertaining to the economic and social development of the sub-region with the view to making appropriate.

Since s, when our countries in the Eastern and Central Africa Region embarked on programmes of plantation development using fast growing exotic species, we have been experiencing the outbreak of foreign pests almost every decade. Such pests include: The cypress canker, which severely affected the high yielding Cupressus macrocarpa in s.

Tunisia will host a regional capacity building workshop for the Northern African countries to raise awareness and improve countries capacities in the production of geospatial information.

The. Niamey (Niger), J – Experts from the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Sub-Regional Office for West Africa, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Liptako Gourma Integrated Development Authority (LGA) met from June 24 to 25 to proceed with the technical validation of the interim report of the study on the establishment of a financing mechanism.

Environmentalists have launched a regional resource hub for protected areas and biodiversity to support 24 countries in eastern and southern Africa in conservation. Progress Report on the Implementation of Regional and International Agendas, including NEPAD and other Special Initiatives, in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Sub region South-South and Triangular Cooperation: Implications for Southern African Countries.

The council would also help IGAD to promote economic integration and sustainable development, and encourage infrastructure to connect the region with Arab Gulf states and regional blocs in eastern.

Each of the four sub-regions (Southern, Eastern, Central and West Africa) made a sub-regional draft report that will feed into the African draft report. The current workshop brings together key stakeholders from all the regions for final consultation and validation of the report.

North Eastern Africa Workshop Series on the Role of Science in Assisting Regional Policy Development 28th to the 31st of October Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The Ethiopian Academy of Sciences and INGSA are pleased to co-host a series of science advice workshops in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from the 28 th to the 31 st of October In Novemberthe ICA published a report entitled “Regional Power Status in African Power Pools” that provided an overview of the status of Africa’s five Regional Power Pools - the Eastern Africa Power Pool, the Central African Power Pool, the Southern African.

AfricaIRENA’s comprehensive roadmap for the continent’s energy transition, illuminates a viable path to prosperity through renewable energy development.

Part of an ongoing global REmap analysis, Africa is built on a country-by-country assessment. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat, with support from Global Water Partnership Southern Africa (GWPSA), is convening a Regional Workshop on the Regional Water Energy Food (WEF) Nexus Framework and testing the SADC WEF Nexus Investment Project Screening Tool.

The workshop is held in Johannesburg, South Africa on September. Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo – Eight countries in Central Africa - Burundi, Cameroon, Congo-Brazzaville, Congo-Kinshasa, Equatorial Guinea, Central African Republic, Sao Tomé and Principe, and Rwanda - will meet in a technical workshop supporting Projects for the Promotion of Mini- and Micro-Hydropower stations, from 2 to 5 July, in Goma, North Kivu province, under the theme.

The African Centre for Statistics (ACS) is headed by a Director and reports to the Deputy Executive Secretary (Programme). The Centre is responsible for improving the production, dissemination and use of quality data and comparable data and statistics in Africa to support evidence-based policymaking, planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting under the Agenda for.

Niger basins in West Africa, Congo and Lake Chad basins in Central Africa, Nile basin in Eastern Africa and Okavango and Zambezi basins in Southern Africa.

Other basins are not at all excluded in a later stage. The study will consider investments in physical infrastructure, or. From DecemberGWP Eastern Africa in collaboration with the Ministry of Water and Irrigation, the Water and Land Resource(WLRC) and the Ethiopian Water Partnership organized a workshop on Integrated Water Resources, Principles and Practices.

The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organisation of 6 Partner States: the Republics of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania, and the Republic of Uganda, with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

North Eastern Africa Workshop Series on the Role of Science in Assisting Regional Policy Development 28th to the 31st of October Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The Ethiopian Academy of Sciences and INGSA were pleased to co-host a series of science advice workshops in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from the 28 th to the 31 st of October Energy Security in Malaysia: Past, Present and Way Forward in Indonesia; Postnormal Science Advice on The Rehabilitation of Manila Bay; Regional Development Workshop – Ethiopia, October; East Asia Workshop on Biodiversity and Research Management – Sept; Capacity Building Symposium – Colombia, August; Central Africa Workshop.

As part of the gains being made, the EPA and her partners over the weekend concluded a one-day regional workshop on the revision of Liberia's NDC to the Paris Agreement. Background: The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) is a multi-donor Special Fund managed by the African Development Bank provi ding catalytic finance to unlock private sector investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency.

SEFA avails technical assistance and concessional finance instruments to remove market barriers, build a more robust pipeline of projects. Across West and Central Africa, surface temperatures have increased significantly over the last 50 years.

The primary impacts of climate change are mostly felt through water. Climate-related events such as droughts and flooding are already having a significant and diverse impact across the region, exacerbating existing challenges such as rapid population growth, extreme poverty, water.

Muscat, Oman | September Organized by UNICEF Regional Office for Middle East and North Africa - UNICEF Oman. Agenda | List of participants. Istanbul, Turkey | April Organized by UNICEF Regional Office for Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States - UNICEF Turkey.

Agenda | List of participants. Panama City, Panama |. The workshop was delivered in partnership with the Interpol Regional Counter-Terrorism Node for Eastern and Southern Africa (ESAF) and Europe and conducted under the framework of the EU-UNODC joint action on promoting rule of law and good governance through targeted border control measures at ports and airports, funded by the European Union and.

Ramatoulaye Dia is a UN Youth Volunteer serving as Executive Assistant at the UN Women Regional Office in Dakar, Senegal. She was one of 15 UN Youth Volunteers, of 9 different nationalities, who participated in the pre-assignment training during the regional capacity-building workshop organized by UNV in West and Central Africa.

UNODC/TPB and the Regional Office for Eastern Africa co-organized a training workshop on human rights aspects of the investigation and prosecution of terrorism cases in Kenya in Nairobi on June Read More > Second regional coordination workshop of the Multi-Agency Task Force of the Middle East and North Africa region.

The project was launched through a training workshop hosted by IUCN's East Africa Regional Office in Nairobi in May More than 25 experts in freshwater biodiversity and policy development from Malawi, Tanzania, Burundi, Kenya and Uganda attended the workshop where training was provided in biodiversity data management and assessing species.

Eastern, Western and Central Africa. The review discusses the degree to which CBNRM has met poverty alleviation, economic development and nature conservation objectives. In its concluding chapter, the report suggests a way forward for strengthening CBNRM and .Paper presented at the Fourth Agricultural Transformation Workshop, Tegemeo Institute/Egerton University and Eastern and Central Africa Policy for Agricultural Policy Analysis, June, Nairobi.

[] Buccola, S. and McCandlish, J. Rent. GWP has been working closely with the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) for over 20 years – the first connection goes back all the way towhen GWP was established. Today, GWP Southern Africa is a recognized implementing agency of SADC, and also a strategic partner.

GWP has supported SADC through the different phases of its regional IWRM plan.