Tag Archives: West Africa

A clean energy crisis: One Burkina Faso social business aims to address it

Wednesday January 4th, 2017 - Smart Villages

Interview with Sayouba Guira Director of Nafa Naana, a social enterprise providing clean cooking and lighting products Location: Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso “It’s a crisis, but we are in a country with so many other priorities that people don’t talk about it, which is why we are doing something about promoting clean and affordable energy solutions”… […]

NOW OPEN! West Africa: Energy Innovation Challenge

Sunday October 9th, 2016 - Smart Villages

APPLY NOW! RULES & GUIDELINES The Competition Technological innovations for providing energy to off-grid communities have started to change the energy access landscape across the world, especially in West Africa. Access to affordable new forms of energy opens doors to a whole range of new social enterprises, where the business delivers a positive social impact… […]