ALER is pleased to sign a new contract agreement with UNIDO. The signing of this Agreement is the reinforcement of confidence in the work developed by both.
The new contract, Strategic program to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency investments in the electricity sector of Sao Tome and Principe, has the main objective to create a strategic partnership to promote renewable energies in Sao Tome and Principe and south-south cooperation with other lusophone countries.
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) fundes the project implemented by UNIDO in partnership with the General Directorate for Natural Resources and Energy (DGRNE) at the Ministry of Infrastructure and Natural Resources (MOPIRNA) and in close consultation with other national stakeholders (e.g. DGE/MOPIRNA, NDA, EMAE, AGER, AFAP).
This program foresees the implementation of the following activities:
The duration of the project is 18 months, up to August 2021.
The previous contract, Promoting investments in small to medium scale renewable energy technologies in the electricity sector of Guinea Bissau, aim to attract international and regional companies and financiers to invest in the defined sustainable energy priority projects in Guinea Bissau and to promote knowledge exchange with other Portuguese speaking countries in Africa.
In the framework of the previous project ALER developed the following activities:
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is a specialized Agency of the United Nations. Its mandate is to promote and accelerate sustainable and inclusive industrial development in developing countries and countries in transition.
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