Off-grid Village Energy Workshop – Arusha, Tanzania 2-5 June 2014

From 2-5 June 2014, the Smart Villages initiative will hold its First Workshop on Off-grid Village Energy in Arusha, Tanzania.

The workshop in Arusha will explore the East African/Tanzanian environment for village energy, local case studies, challenges and opportunities, with a view to formulating policy recommendations for policymakers, funders, NGOs and other stakeholders the region.

An important part of the workshop, and indeed the whole work programme, will be to gather evidence from existing projects that have provided or facilitated sustainable off-grid energy solutions in the developing world.

The workshop will gather 50 experts, including policymakers, NGOs, off-grid energy entrepreneurs and others to look for solutions to providing energy to villages that are off-grid.

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