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 A gender based training event run by GVEP  has been equipping women with knowledge and skills as well as boosting their confidence to tackle the predominantly male-run activities of stove cladding and assembling. Janet Adeyo, a business woman and a mother of four from Nyahera, a small village on the shores of Lake Victoria, Kenya, […]

In the wake of the financial crisis, global unemployment rates have hit 6% with no improvement projected until after 2016. Recent estimates suggest that the most severely affected are today’s youth, with their global unemployment rate reaching 12.7%. Even the most educated generation in terms of higher degree attainment, the Millennial Generation born between early […]

To date, it is estimated that there are 5 million jobs in the renewable energy sector. In 2011 this sector accounted for 44% of new generation capacity added worldwide, with investment forecast to increase from USD 257 billion to above USD 450 billion by 2030. With these strong growth projections, new jobs and positions will […]

Yesterday and today we are attending the CEM3 meetings in London and in the margins of these important meetings two projects are introduced – the Global Solar and Wind Atlas and the IRENA Learning and Education Partnership. reegle provides data and support for both initiatives and we are confident that both activities are an important […]

A five-year programme rewards entrepreneurship across East Africa by supporting micro-businesses to establish energy services and create employment opportunities in rural areas. Willy Bamwenyena, 25, stands out as a young resourceful entrepreneur, who has been able to identify the energy gap in his community, in rural Uganda, and turned the need into a business opportunity. […]

The launch of an EU sponsored programme training rural electrification operators in West Africa, took place in Bamako last week. Funded by the EU Energy Facility 2011, the 875,000 Euros programme will set up local training facilities to promote the electrification of rural areas through access to sustainable and modern energy services. The Malian Minister […]

 

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