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Energy poverty is high in West Africa: less than half of the population has access to electricity and women’s potential as active participants in the energy sector has been underutilised. However, fifteen West African countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo) are now putting women at the forefront of a new energy strategy to develop and enable increased access to climate friendly energy throughout the region.
Rise of the eco-village: How community-based design and supportive technologies are creating new models for equality and sustainabilityType:NewsPublication date:Approach:
Climate change action at all levels is critical for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. Eco-villages around the world are serving as innovation centres for testing low-carbon, resource-efficient community design. The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) with the support of its largest donor, the European Union organized an event on eco-villages during European Development Days 2019.
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Enda Third World (Enda Tiers Monde) is an international organisation with diplomatic status based in Dakar, Senegal, Africa. It comprises a group of teams and programmes working in synergy, and describes itself as a network of decentralized nodes worldwide.
Sustainable Agriculture, Food Security, Soil Protection and Restoration, and Women's Access to Land in the Rural Community of Keur Moussa, SenegalType:PublicationPublication date:Objective:Sectors:
This good practice case study shows the experience on vulnerability assessment and community-based initiatives to adapt to Climate Change. The range of actions carried out covers agriculture, ecosystems and water management using a participatory approach and local knowledge to tackle erosion, soil degradation, water shortage and food security in rural villages located in the rural Community of Keur Moussa in Senegal.
Relatório sobre a nutrição mundial 2015: Iniciativas e responsabilização para o progresso da nutrição e desenvolvimento sustentávelType:PublicationPublication date:
ÀMEDIDA QUE ENTRAMOS NA ERA PÓS-2015 DOS OBJETIVOS DE DESENVOLVIMENTO SUSTENTÁVEL (ODSS), O MUNDO ENFRENTA INÚMEROS DESAFIOS APARENTEMENTE insuperáveis. A desnutrição não deveria ser um deles. Os países determinados a realizar rápidos avanços na redução da desnutrição podem fazê-lo. Se os governos desejam atingir a meta de ODS de erradicar todas as formas de desnutrição até 2030, eles precisam ter trajetórias claras para seguir. Existem muitas alavancas a se ativar, e este relatório oferece vários exemplos de países que conseguiram realizar isto.
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This book examins the food security threats facing 11 of the countries that make up West Africa - Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo - and explores how climate change will increase the efforts needed to achieve sustainable food security throughout the region. West Africa's population is expected to grow at least through mid-century. The region will also see income growth. Both will put increased pressure on the natural resources needed to produce food, and climate change makes the challenges greater.
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Description of the project: E-FAITOU facilitates access to solar energy for women farmers in Senegal through an innovative and inclusive concept of mobile multi-service trucks offering rental of solar equipment and post-harvest processing equipment (dryers, mills, refrigerators), charging stations, and digital platforms. Women farmers’ chores are alleviated through mecha-nized processing of their harvest, facilitated access to market information and education.
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Description of the project: In Saint-Louis, Senegal, fish smoking, a women’s activity, still uses expensive, high-emitting and polluting sources of energy. This pilot project proposes a sustainable, economical and ecological energy solution for a Group of Collective Interest (GIE) consisting of 700 women fish-processors. By recovering waste from their activities through composting units (organic fertilizer) and methanization, this innovative technology brings sustainable ecological and economic benefits to a highly feminized and low value-added business sector.
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United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is looking for member of the CTCN Network that can provide services related to Green technology deployment in industrial zones in Senegal.
Senegal benefits from a buoyant economy, nevertheless facing a number of challenges. In the country’s development plan - Plan Senegal Emergent (PSE) - a key component to address these issues is the development of integrated industrial zones. These shall attract foreign investment, bring new technologies and increase productivity and competitiveness.