The President of ALER, Miquelina Menezes, participated as a speaker at the Renewable Energy in Brazil and Africa Seminar: The Clean Engines of Economic Development, organized by the Instituto Brasil África.
The online seminar took place on March 30, with a program that aimed to promote in-depth discussions on development sustainable economic response to the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Seminar brought together a group of speakers to discuss climate change and the main trends in the energy sector, highlighting the investment potential and revealing new technologies.
The intervention of the President of ALER highlighted the significant impact that the use of renewable energies has had on the African continent. Particularly in the case of Mozambique, she also referred to the importance of renewable energies in promoting the development of rural areas, increasing access and improving the quality of life of communities. In the case of women, access to energy and water allows them to look at themselves and be able to go to school. This event was also an opportunity to highlight ALER's mission and work.
The Seminar was supported by UNIDO, the New Partnership for the Development of Africa (NEPAD), Standard Bank and the BrazAfric Group.
See ALER's participation here.
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