Entries by Sonma Agatha-Christy Okoro

Emerging Trends and Disruption in Africa’s Power Sector: Mirroring the Energy Transition in the Developed World

Reports on the energy situation in Africa often reference the lack of electricity access and infrastructure for modern energy services. An estimated 600 million people on the continent do not have power supply and even where they do, it is not always reliable. In sub-Saharan Africa, the combined economy is forecast to grow by over […]

ISNAD-Africa MRP Mentees at CIPSEM in Dresden

Enoch Bessah and Natei Ermias Benti, could you please introduce yourself and let’s know how you feel about your selection for CIPSEM Dresden short course on environment. Enoch: I am a PhD student on the Pan African University Initiative of African Union. I am studying Environmental Management at the Institute of Life and Earth Sciences […]

MRP 2018 Webinar: Environmental Sustainability in Africa

Speaker: Dr. Juliette Biao Koudenoukpo, UN Environment Director and Regional Representative for Africa The world is increasingly concerned about environmental sustainability because there is an awareness about the need to leave a good legacy for future generations. Africa is home to the fastest growing countries in terms of population. It is projected that the population […]

MRP 2018 Webinar: Africa’s Energy Landscape: Prospects, Status and Challenges

Speaker: Dr. Juliette Biao Koudenoukpo, UN Environment Director and Regional Representative for Africa One of the challenges which Africa faces is significant growth in population and this poses a serious obstacle to economic and human development in most parts of the continent. The population growth comes with high energy demands and calls for a better […]