Wednesday, April 11, 2012

The Africa Express Project - Sustainable Energy For All

The Africa Express project - Sustainable energy for all

PARIS, April 11 2012/African Press Organization (APO) / - The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs supports Africa Express mission study of 20 sustainable energy projects in Africa.

As part of the framework of the International Year of sustainable energy for all and especially supported by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), it is led by two French, Claire Guibert and Jeremy Debreu.

The mission, which begins in April and will last 10 months, will leave Paris by train to connect the Cap, through Tangiers and back up along the rift to Cairo. A total of 20 000 km will be traveled by train and 23 countries will be visited: Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Mali, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Benin, Gabon, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia, Botswana, Africa South Africa, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Eritrea, Sudan, Egypt.

In return, a White Paper of good practice for energy experts (project sponsors, donors) will be published and made ​​freely available. A documentary and a series of short programs will bring a dimension "general public" to the mission.

The diplomatic network, and cultural cooperation MAEE facilitate the administrative procedures of the two missionaries and organization, as they pass, lectures and discussions on this study mission, especially on the theme in various energy networks (universities, associations, communities ...).

Source: France - Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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