Webinar: Linking small-scale energy and agriculture to support development and climate goals

Posted July 31, 2018 at 11:12

This Africa AFOLU Community of Practice session focused on approaches to link
small-scale energy and agriculture in the Africa region. The session began with an
overview of approaches and then dived into the use of solar pumps for irrigation at
the global level and in Mozambique and the use of rice husk briquettes for cooking
fuel in Cote D’Ivoire.

The session concluded with a discussion across CoP participants including
experiences and lessons from other countries and ideas for further support and
engagement on this topic.

This webinar took place on the 25th of July 2018. Watch the recording:

Speakers:

Josh Ogada (SouthSouthNorth)
Introduction of speakers and presentations
AfLP in Action: Remote Expert Assistance for LEDS (REAL)
Download Josh’s presentation here

Jennifer Holthaus and Bikash Pandey (Winrock International)
Overview of renewable energy links to Agriculture in Africa
Download their presentation here

Prof. Almeida A. Sitoe (Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique)
Low emissions development strategies (LEDS) small-scale irrigation
Download Prof. Almeida’s presentation here

Alain Kouadio (Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, Cote D’ Ivoire)
Rice husk briquettes for cooking fuel
Download Alain’s presentation here

The list of Q&A’s discussed during the webinar are available here

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