Archive for January 2017

PIPA project

Promoting Implementation of the Paris Agreement in East Africa – with a focus on pro-poor emission development (PIPA) January 31st, the new project Promoting Implementation of the Paris Agreement in East Africa – with a focus on pro-poor emission development (PIPA) will be kicked off when all the partners meet for an inception workshop in…

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Villagers ban logging

Poor women in rural areas of Mali have a significant income in selling firewood to consumers in the nearby towns. The income is typically used for food, school fees, medical expenses and transport. Larger commercial enterprises from nearby towns often compete with villagers on the utilisation of the same resources. Unsustainable cutting of trees, however,…

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Community based mini-grid

Cooperation between Danish private companies and development agencies has a high priority in Denmark’s new development policy. Recently, SustainableEnergy in collaboration with the Danish wind turbine manufacturer VESTAS, Technical University of Denmark and Kenya Climate Innovation Centre received approval of support to a 5 years’ mini-grid development project in rural Kenya. Existing mini-grids typically run…

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Launch of new programme

As per January 2017 all SE’s Danida funding to Mozambique is directed into a consortium of partners who together will implement a three year programme: Natural Resource Management Committees in Sofala – Governance, Rights and Climate Change The programme will in parts be a continuation of the previous work of ADEL Sofala in organising and…

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