Do you have a business initiative in the off-grid energy sector ? The first Call of the DFID-funded BRILHO Market Development Fund is now open for applications, with funding for up to £ 1,500,000 per company. BRILHO aims to accelerate the off-grid energy market in Mozambique. Click on the title of this article to get more info.
MARGE is looking for a Junior project manager specialized in sustainable energy access in developing countries. You are interested or know someone who could be? Then click on this article's title to know more about the position!
FONDEM has just released a book on rural electrification in Africa that they edited and published : "Electrifying rural Africa, an economic challenge, a human imperative". This work, available online free of charge (fondem.ong/electrifier-lafrique-rurale/), aims at drawing lessons from 50 years of rural electrification with renewable energies in Africa, and to provide actionable recommendations for different types of stakeholders (governments, donors, private sector, NGOs, etc.).
MARGE will carry out an organisational assessment of Productive Uses of Energy in Malawi for United Purpose (an International NGO active in Malawi). The mission consists in undertaking an organisational wide assessment of United Purpose’s activities in Malawi to identify opportunities for better integrating productive uses into their wider development programming.
Enabel is working on the set-up of a new 18 mio EUR programme to be funded by the EU Trust Fund Bekou in Centrafrican Republic. This Fund focuses on 3 components : vocational training for agriculture, energy access, and micro-finance. Enabel asked MARGE to carry out a scoping mission to identify the key intervention priorities for the energy component and synergies with the other components.