West Africa Clean Cooking Alliance (WACCA) Awareness Raising Campaign

The West Africa Clean Cooking Alliance (WACCA) is developing an Information, Education and Communication (IEC) campaign to raise awareness on the importance of using efficient and clean cooking solutions for domestic purposes.

Electrification Financing Initiative of the European Union

The Electrification Financing Initiative, ElectriFI opens its doors on 15 April and interested parties can submit their project proposals through www.electrifi.org until 6 May. ElectriFI is an innovative mechanism to unlock, accelerate and leverage investments providing access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy.

The Launch of the Africa Biochar Partnership

The Africa Biochar Partnership (ABP) which is an open continental platform for advancing the cause of Biochar Systems in Africa was launched on March 1st, 2016 in Nairobi - Kenya at the International Workshop on Biochar Systems for Africa, organized by the “Biochar Plus” project in collaboration with “Biochar for Sustainable Soils” project.

ECOWAS Message on International Women’s Day


The energy sector contributes significantly to the key pillars of sustainable development – social, economic and environmental. And as a sector still on the way to achieving its goals, the challenges and issues faced by the sector has had negative consequences on women’s lives and livelihoods.  We do know for a fact that, at a gender-disaggregated level, the effects of the region’s energy challenges are borne more by women.