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  • SEED Africa Symposium | GVEP International
    and contributing to poverty reduction and sustainable development at the grassroots But they could do more with the right sort of support and ecosystems frameworks Through partnerships with policy makers other innovators and support institutions their impacts can be enhanced so enabling these innovative businesses to play an important role in promoting and fostering a new green economy This is the backdrop to the SEED Africa Symposium 2015 SEEDAS15 which will take place on 9 10 September 2015 in Nairobi Kenya at the Safari Park Hotel SEED would welcome your participation This year the SEED Africa Symposium will centre on Building Bridges for Impact bringing together more than 500 entrepreneurs practitioners investors donors and policy makers It will demonstrate entrepreneurial solutions and collaborations that tackle global social and environmental challenges and will develop responses to the following questions Which sectors hold the greatest potential for social and green innovation How can interested organisations work together to develop frameworks that foster the take off and long term viability of social and eco enterprises How can South South linkages be strengthened to support the replication of social and eco enterprises and increase their impact The Symposium will also celebrate the 2015 SEED

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  • Call for applications - Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarships, The University of Edinburgh | GVEP International
    Academies which work to equip tomorrow s doctoral graduates with the interdisciplinary research expertise to contribute to the world s most complex problems Each Perfect Storm scholar will be part of a dynamic interdisciplinary research culture receiving specialist training through regular interdisciplinary masterclasses a perfect storm seminar series and an annual summer research sand pit The aim is to equip researchers able to grapple with complex problems work comfortably across disciplines and undertake innovative impactful research The Scholarships will pay UK EU International fees per academic session and the remainder can be used for living and research costs For further details of applications for the 2015 16 cohort Knowing the Perfect Storm see http www ed ac uk about edinburgh global academies leverhulme scholarships Knowledge or Mapping the Storm How can we anticipate and address the perfect storms Our capacity to plan and prepare for the perfect storm hinges on our ability to forecast predict or anticipate it New information and communication technologies geographic information systems and big data series are transforming our ability to map model and manage change This cluster of doctoral studentships will explore the ways in which data sets technologies and global policy priorities are transforming knowledge in the context of rapid social and environmental change For computer scientists informaticians and statisticians the production of new knowledge may involve the development of new more finely grained models of climatic change population growth food or water security For social scientists meanwhile the challenge may be to better incorporate social relationships into models of change to better understand why our existing models fail to persuade skeptical publics or to understand how change will affect different groups such as women indigenous people or minorities differently Thinking across these boundaries we might ask how can new technology be harnessed to

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  • Distant-learning programme on sustainable energy for West African experts of utilities, regulators and IPPs, Application deadline: 31 August 2013 | GVEP International
    Efficiency ECREEE the United Nations Industrial Development Organization UNIDO in cooperation with the Columbia University s School of Engineering and Applied Science SEAS in New York and the Engineering Department of the University of Cape Verde UNICV in Mindelo Sao Vicente are executing a part time certified distance learning programme on sustainable energy for West African experts from utilities regulators and IPPs Qualified and interested experts from all fifteen ECOWAS

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  • Resources | GVEP International
    Accenture assesses the suitability of off grid energy systems in seven African and Asian countries Tags Energy access Rural electrification Micro grids for rural electrification a critical review of best practices based on seven case studies Publication Posted on 28 08 2014 A study of over a dozen micro grid projects inaugurated by seven developers in three countries Tags Rural electrification From the Bottom Up How Small Power Producers and Mini Grids Can Deliver Electrification and Renewable Energy in Africa Publication Posted on 25 02 2014 Providing practical guidance on how small power producers and mini grid operators can deliver both electrification and renewable energy in rural areas Tags Off grid Renewable Energy Rural electrification Practitioner Network release of new study on micro grids for rural electrification Publication Posted on 21 02 2014 A groundbreaking new study evaluating the contribution of micro grids to electrification in a range of developing countries has been released Tags Rural electrification Distant learning programme on sustainable energy for West African experts of utilities regulators and IPPs Application deadline 31 August 2013 Event Posted on 16 07 2013 A part time certified distance learning programme on sustainable energy for West African experts from utilities regulators and IPPs Tags Rural electrification Sustainability Powering Africa Through Feed In Tariffs Publication Posted on 12 07 2013 Report from the The World Future Council showing that feed in tarrifs REFITs successfully improve overall renewable energy production Tags Energy policy Renewable Energy Rural electrification Solar Invisible Market Energy And Agricultural Technologies For Women s Economic Advancement Publication Posted on 08 07 2013 Report on the growing market of female entrepreneurs in the energy and agriculture sector Tags Climate Change Energy finance Global energy issues Renewable Energy Rural electrification International Off Grid Energy Conference 2012 Publication Posted on 04 07 2013

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  • Funding Opportunities | GVEP International
    businesses and individuals by inspiring the next generation to be distinct and establish outstanding businesses that can compete globally The African Innovations Award identifies and rewards Africa s innovative thinkers between the ages of 18 40 in Science Technology Healthcare Education Energy and Agriculture Sector Winners in each category will receive 5000 each and other prizes from the sponsors plus one year entrepreneurial module training for all the 15 finalists and an opportunity to present during the TEDxAccra 2016 forum Selection Criteria Originality Marketability Scalability Social impact Technicality and gender considerations 2 Ashden Awards International Awards for Sustainable Energy 2016 Ashden supports projects in sustainable energy in the UK and the developing world The awards are made to pioneers in sustainable energy saving energy generating renewable energy or promoting behavior change The competition for the International Awards is open to businesses nonprofit organizations NGOs and social enterprises whose activities take place in Africa Latin America the Caribbean Asia except Japan and Oceania except Australia and New Zealand Winners are supported with prize money up to 30 thousand plus assistance with mentoring and networking The closing date for applications is 03 November 2015 Read More 3 Global Innovation Fund Social Innovations

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  • Looking for funds to develop your project or enterprise in Africa? | GVEP International
    2015 10 32 Knowledge sharing platform Tags Funding A new funding platform www afp africa com has been launched jointly by the ACP Business Climate facility BizClim and COMESA Regional Investment Agency COMESA RIA The platform helps you to navigate through all the funding and insurance sources in 25 African countries For more information on the platform please visit www bizclim org Share this page GVEP Publications We produce a

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  • Renewable Energies for Developing Countries e-learning course | GVEP International
    will meet their own needs or the needs of their countries communities villages or neighbourhoods The programme will provide a comprehensive overview of clean secure and sustainable technology options for development and offer insights into the management of renewable energy projects from small scale through to major projects Those who successfully complete the course will receive a UNITAR diploma A 40 reduction for the course is now applicable bringing the

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  • Resources | GVEP International
    Biofuels Climate Change Energy access Energy efficiency Energy finance Energy policy Geothermal Global energy issues Improved cookstoves Off grid Productive use Renewable Energy Rural electrification Sustainability Water energy nexus Solar Wind Hydro Biomass Funding Keywords Renewable Energy Africa Investment Summit Event Posted on 26 10 2015 Unlocking the energy market potential for Africa Tags Renewable Energy Solar PV for Enhancing Electricity Access in Kenya What Policies are Required Policy Brief Posted on 09 09 2015 Policy brief The Energy and Resources Institute Tags Renewable Energy Global trends in renewable energy investment 2015 Publication Posted on 07 07 2015 This Frankfurt School UNEP report shows global trends in renewable energy investment in 2015 Tags Renewable Energy SEED Africa Symposium Early bird registration now open Event Posted on 10 06 2015 Registration for the SEED Africa Symposium 2015 is now open Tags Renewable Energy Kenya Climate Innovation Center voted Most Promising Business Incubator 2014 News Announcement Posted on 24 03 2015 Kenya Climate Innovation Centre KCIC has been voted the Most Promising Business Incubator 2014 Tags Renewable Energy Solar Off Grid Renewables West Africa Conference Event Posted on 13 03 2015 This conference will explore solar and off grid renewable energy market opportunities in West Africa Tags Off grid Renewable Energy Solar ECREEE launches campaign to promote women s role in energy access News Announcement Posted on 12 03 2015 ECOWAS is launching a global campaign dubbed Standtall to raise awareness of the under utilized potential of women in the energy sector Tags Renewable Energy Job opportunities at Fenix International Job Posted on 19 02 2015 Fenix International is currently hrigin a Finance Director and Chief Financial Officer Tags Renewable Energy Renewable Energies for Developing Countries e learning course Knowledge sharing platform Posted on 12 02 2015 This online programme aims at

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