ECREEE and AFREA join forces to mainstream gender into energy development in West Africa at the AFREA Gender and Energy Regional Workshop

The Gender  and Energy Program of the Africa Renewable Energy and Access Program (AFREA), the World Bank, and the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) jointly organized a 3 – day capacity building workshop on integrating gender into energy operations, from 7th – 9th April 2014, in Dakar, Senegal.

ECREEE commences implementation of the UNIDO-GEF 5 Project in The Gambia

The preparatory phase of the UNIDO GEF 5 on “Greening the productive sectors in The Gambia: Promoting the use and integration of small to medium scale renewable energy systems in the productive uses” begins with a 5-day scoping mission led by the project team, comprised of two ECREEE renewable energy experts, a UNIDO international expert and the GEF project national expert, to The Gambia, from 21 – 25 April, 2014.


On the 11th April 2014, the ECOWAS Commissioner for Education, Science and Culture accompanied by the Director of the same Department paid a working visit to the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE). Also in the entourage was Ms Ruby David-Expert on Culture at the ECOWAS Commission, Mr Francisco Mendes- Cape Verde’s ECOWAS Focal Person and Ms. Zaida Sanches of the state protocol-CV.