Posts Tagged “clean cooking”

Saraki Seeks Increased Use Of Clean Cooking Energy By Nigerians

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Saraki Seeks Increased Use Of Clean Cooking Energy By Nigerians

October 14, 2106 by Chuks Okocha Originally published on NTA. Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has called for an increased usage of clean cooking energy by Nigerians as a veritable way to save the environment. The Senate President who spoke Wednesday when Executive Director, International Centre For Energy, Environment and Development (ICEED), Eawh Otu Eleri…

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West Africa Regional Workshop — Energy Access to Off-grid Rural Communities

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West Africa Regional Workshop — Energy Access to Off-grid Rural Communities

July 21, 2016 by Adedoyin Adeleke Originally published on RE World. Smart Village Initiative (SVI) organized a three-day workshop on Energy Access to Off-grid Communities for Sustainable Development. Despite the increasing efforts towards improved access to modern energy services at the global, regional and national levels, energy poverty remains a major global challenge. Studies show…

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Experts Advocate Diversification of Energy Sources

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Experts Advocate Diversification of Energy Sources

July 19, 2016 by Nkechi Isaac Originally published on Leadership. Experts under the auspices of Institute of Appraisers and Cost Engineers, a division of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), have maintained that diversification of the nation’s energy sources is key to sustainable energy. The experts unanimously adopted this at its 2016 national technical conference with…

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NGO trains 400 women on use of clean cook stove

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NGO trains 400 women on use of clean cook stove

July 13, 2016 by Balarabe Alkassim Originally published on Daily Trust. A non-governmental organisation, Development Exchange Center (DEC) has trained 400 rural women in the North- east on how to use weather friendly cooking stoves. The manager in charge of Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Lewis Abwadab, while speaking in Bauchi said the introduction of the…

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From basket weavers to salt farmers: the women leading a renewables revolution

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From basket weavers to salt farmers: the women leading a renewables revolution

July 9, 2016 by Katharine Earley Originally published on The Guardian. “People call us Mama Solar,” says Solar Sister entrepreneur Hilaria Paschal. In her native Tanzania, Paschal and her fellow basket weavers buy solar lights and clean cookstoves from Solar Sister, a social enterprise empowering women to bring clean energy to rural African communities, and…

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Popularising Energy-efficient Fuelwood Stoves In Rural Areas

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Popularising Energy-efficient Fuelwood Stoves In Rural Areas

May 31, 2016 by Nkechi Isaac Originially published on Leadership. Energy is essential to meeting basic human needs – food production, running water, heat, light and transport as they are all dependent on energy access. Poor access to energy has severe impacts on health, quality of life, education and economic productivity. Renewable clean energy, climate…

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