The 9 Focus Countries of the Initiative

The nine focus countries are: Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Mozambique, Namibia, Senegal, Uganda and Zambia

EthiopiaBeninCôte d’IvoireGhanaMozambiqueNamibiaZambiaSenegalUganda

Featured Projects

Keeping Vaccines Cool with Solar Power

Three additional health centers are able to keep vaccines cold, making immunizations available to more people in northern Uganda.

Solar-cooled milk boosts income

Solar-cooled milk containers are helping more dairy farmers become part of Zambia’s milk value chain.

Solar water pumps for Laikipia

The project “Access to Solar Water Pumps in Laikipia,” implemented by SNV Netherlands Developmnt Organisation, aims to help remove obstacles in irrigation and raise awareness for the benefits of solar systems.

Solar Water Pumps Secure Harvests and Livelihoods

Project strengthens irrigation systems and climate resilience of smallholder farmers in northern Tanzania.

Women and Young People Take Off

In Senegal, women and young people are supported in implementing their business plans.

Key Positions for Women Engineers

Female engineers gain access to Benin’s energy institutions, countering gender inequality.

On One Map: Making Solar Projects and Expertise More Visible

With trainings of maintenance staff and a mapping of connected systems, ProREU wants to strengthen the solar market in Uganda’s north.

Microcredits Facilitate the Purchase of Solar Systems

With the help of adapted microcredits, small-scale farmers take energy supply into their own hands.

Solar Cooperative – Growing Faster Together

Ugandan solar companies organise themselves in a cooperative to benefit from each other.

Training of Technicians for PV Systems

With trained solar technicians, Ethiopia can use the sun as an energy source.

Young Malians Learn About Renewable Energy

Renewable energy as well as sales and maintenance of technical systems open up futures for young trainees.

Using Solar Power in Coffee Production

Using solar drying systems, Kenya’s coffee farmers can improve the quality of beans, reduce labour input and achieve higher prices.