Strategic Study on bio-energy crops in ECOWAS

Praia, December 2011

PRAIA, 05 December 2011 - The ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the International Industrial Biotechnology Network (IIBN) and QUINVITA, a global industrial crop technology and knowledge provider for Jatropha, have launched a major strategic study on the potential for sustainable production of novel bio-energy crops in the ECOWAS region.

Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Project Map for West Africa

ECREEE and agreed on a cooperation concerning the mapping of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in West Africa. The map provides an overview on relevant RE&EE demonstration, pilot and investment projects and programs in the West African region and is regularly updated by the ECREEE Secretariat.  

Steering Committee meeting of the African Renewable Energy Alliance (AREA)

From 8 to 9 April 2011, the Steering Committee meeting of the AREA will be held at the ECREEE Secretariat in Praia, Cape Verde. The members will agree on joint activities to be implemented in the forthcoming months.