Workshops

Location Details

Smart Rural Development: the SDGs and the New European Consensus on Development

Brussels, Belgium       20/06/2017
Agenda: Smart Rural Development The Smart Villages Initiative and the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC) invite you to join us for a one-day event focusing on "Smart Rural Development:...

Off-grid energy for rural development in Latin America and the Caribbean: Closing workshop

      03/05/2017
The Smart Villages Initiative is holding an international workshop on 3 May at the Wyndham Hotel Albrook Mall to help collect and distil the knowledge and experience gathered from the last...

National Workshop: The link between Nicaragua’s access to energy, financial mechanisms, and energy policies

Matagalpa, Nicaragua       27/04/2017 - 28/04/2017
The Smart Villages Initiative, together with the Central American University (UCA) and the Nicaraguan Academy of Sciences (ACN), held the local workshop "The link between access to energy, financial mechanisms,...

2017 IANAS Smart Villages Symposium

      25/04/2017
Join us on Tuesday, 25 April from 9 AM - 4 PM for our "2017 IANAS Smart Villages Symposium" at the University of Arizona Biosphere 2 in Oracle, Arizona from 9AM...

SEforALL Forum Partner Working Session: Voices from the Village – Are you listening to what we really want?

      05/04/2017
Watch our Partner Working Session below - a special thanks to Jane Oyugi, Co-Founder & CEO Sustenersol Company Ltd., for sharing her video! Join us on Wednesday, 5 April from 3PM-4PM for...

High-level workshop on energy access in West Africa: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire       27/03/2017 - 29/03/2017
The Smart Villages Initiative, the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), and the European Union Energy Initiative Partnership Dialogue Facility (EUEI PDF) are pleased to host the 'High-level workshop on...

Off-grid energy for rural development in Southeast and South Asia: Closing regional workshop

Bangkok, Thailand       07/03/2017 - 09/03/2017
The Smart Villages Initiative (SVI) and the Global Young Academy (GYA), the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), and the National Science Museum (NSM) will hold a workshop on...

From the bottom up: the role and place of community led approaches in national energy planning in West Africa

      20/02/2017
The workshop is a one-day event and is held in collaboration with Practical Action West Africa. The objective of the workshop is to analyse the potential for community-based approaches to...

Sustainable energy sources for risk management and the resilience of communities in Latin America and the Caribbean

      30/01/2017
In this one-day workshop in Quito, Ecuador, participants came together to discuss risk management and how communities' resilience can be strengthened.

Energy solutions for the sustainable construction of rural Haiti and the strengthening of resilience

Port-au-Prince, Haiti       24/01/2017
In January 2017, Smart Villages and the Observatoire de l’Energie en Haïti (OBSERVEH) joined together in the context of “Energy Week”, organised by OBSERVEH at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)....

Regional Workshop: Sustainable energy sources for rural development and climatic resilience of off-grid communities in Central America, the Caribbean and Mexico

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic       16/11/2016 - 18/11/2016
The Smart Villages Initiative and the Academy of Sciences of the Dominican Republic jointly held an international workshop on the role of renewable energy for rural development and for enhancing...

Energy and agriculture in Smart Villages in India

      21/09/2016 - 23/09/2016
From 21-23 September 2016, Smart Villages and ICRISAT held a workshop on energy and agriculture in Patancheru, Telangana, India. The workshop brought together experts from the domains of research, entrepreneurship, gender, ICT,...

Water, energy, and food nexus workshop: Lessons from West Africa

      24/08/2016 - 25/08/2016
Smart Villages Initiative and Energy4Impact (formerly known as GVEP) are pleased to announce a workshop focusing on the ‘Water, energy, and food nexus: Lessons from West Africa’. The workshop will be a two-day...

Smart Villages Bangalore Forward Look Workshop

      21/07/2016 - 23/07/2016
Mini-grid Energy Generation, Storage and Transmission technology in India, for the next 10 years Solar and hybrid renewable minigrids are predicted to play a large role in the coming efforts...

South America Media Workshop

      09/07/2016 - 11/07/2016
A major objective of the Smart Villages Initiative is to raise public awareness of rural energy access issues, sustainable energy technologies, and entrepreneurial approaches to energy in the developing world. To...

Burgos Smart Villages Workshop

      01/06/2016 - 03/06/2016
Workshop on the energy and water nexus for remote off-grid communities: The Smart Villages Initiative and the Philippines Center for Water and Sanitation Throughout Southeast Asia, over 120 million people...

Smart Villages West Africa Regional Workshop

      23/05/2016 - 25/05/2016
Governments across the developing world have identified ensuring universal access to electricity as a major policy goal. Despite this focus on increasing electricity access, more than one billion people globally...

Frontier Energy Storage Technologies and Global Energy Challenges

      10/05/2016 - 11/05/2016
Background/Rationale More than a billion people worldwide still lack access to basic electrical services. As policy makers, entrepreneurs and academics work to address a UN goal of sustainable energy for...

Smart Villages and Resilience to Natural Disasters

      05/05/2016
A workshop on Smart Villages and Resilience to Natural Disasters was co-hosted by the Smart Villages Initiative and the Asia Research Institute, the National University of Singapore in Singapore on...

Sources of sustainable energy for rural off-grid communities in Bolivia: opportunities, challenges and prospects

      28/04/2016
Smart Villages organized a workshop on the use of renewable energies for the electrification of rural communities in Bolivia, which was held on April 28, 2016 in La Paz, Bolivia....
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