Scholarships for West African Young Professionals - Study Integration in a Euro-African Context

The WAI-ZEI Cooperation project offers seven scholarships for West African young professionals to study the "Master of European Studies - Governance and Regulation" (MES) at ZEI in Bonn in the years 2015 and 2016. Scholarships cover the tuition fee of 6.500 €.

ECREEE and UNIDO support the new Government of Guinea Bissau in reaching Sustainable Energy For All (SE4ALL)

Potential site for Salthino HPP (19 MW)

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) approved the project "Promoting Renewable Energy Investments in the Electricity Sector of Guinea Bissau". It is implemented by UNIDO in close cooperation with the Ministry of Energy and Industry, the Ministry of Natural Resources, the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) and TESE – Associação para o Desenvolvimento pela Tecnologia, Engenharia, Saúde e Educação. The project is also promoted by SIDS DOCK - The Sustainable Energy Island Initiative of the AOSIS.

JOB OPENING: Web Content and Social Media specialist

ECREEE and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is seeking to recruit a resourceful web content and social media specialist with strong background knowledge and practical experience in international development to work on the ECOWAS Programme for Gender Mainstreaming in Energy Access (ECOW-GEN) website.

Women-led energy projects in West Africa to receive financial support through the ECOWAS Women’s Business Fund

Women-led energy projects in West Africa to receive financial support through the ECOWAS Women’s Business Fund

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), with support from the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AECID), established the ECOWAS Women’s Business Fund to help alleviate financial barriers to the development and implementation of women-led business initiatives in the energy sector.