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Project description


Duration: March 2014 - July 2016

The project has two overall objectives:
· Addressing the existing knowledge and information barriers hindering development in the energy sector in West Africa.
· Support the policies and plans towards improving access to energy services by identifying gaps and most favourable technologies for improving energy access in the ECOWAS region.

The specific objectives is to develop a platform through the use of geospatial technology to support policy makers, investors and other stakeholders with tailored information on the energy sector in West Africa.

UNEP region: Africa

UNEP priorities: Climate Change , Ecosystems Management , Resource Efficiency , Environmental Governance

GRID unit: Global Change and Vulnerability,Environment Modelling and Geoprocessing

project member: Andrea De Bono
project member: Yaniss Guigoz
project member: Bruno Chatenoux
data credit: Andrea De Bono
data credit: Yaniss Guigoz
data credit: Pascal Peduzzi
other: Pascal Peduzzi

Project partner institution(s): Ministry of Energy , Noveltis , KNUST (the Energy Center, Kwame Nkrumah university) , ECREEE (ECOWAS Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency)

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