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INFORSE-East Africa logo INFORSE-East Africa PROJECT:
East African Civil Society for Sustainable Energy & Climate Action
EASE-CA Project in 2019 - 2022

Contents of EASE-CA Page: EASE-CA NEWS  About EASE-CA Project Partners of EASE-CA Project 
EASE-CA News

COP25 Dec 13 - Dec 9-10 Side event INFORSE Suswatch INSEDA CCDD SE

• December 13, 2019
EASE Project at UNFCCCC COP25, Madrid, Spain

COP25 SIDE EVENT: INFORSE - SUSWATCH - INSEDA - CCDB - SE
Date: December 13, 2019, Time: 13:15 - 14:45, Room: 6

Title:
Local Solutions with Poverty Reduction in NDCs. Experiences from East Africa, South Asia & Europe
Presentations of EASE-CA project:
• Gunnar Boye Olesen, introduction/ INFORSE
(pdf, 0.8 MB)
• Richard Kimbowa, INFORSE-East Africa/ UCSD, Uganda
(pdf, 0.8 MB)
• Nobert Nyandire, SusWatch, Kenya
(pdf, 0.8 MB)

COP25 Exhibition Booth #14: INFORSE - AIWC - INSEDA, December 9-10, 2019
Read Proceedings: INFORSE at COP25
Please see pictures and coverage on Facebook:
INFORSE Facebook and
Facebook Event December 13 UNFCCC COP25.
 

Sustainable Energy News: Issue No. 83 December 2019

December 2019
Sustainable Energy News: Issue No. 83

Inside:
•Editorial: COP25: Step Up Reductions and Support, also for Loss & Damage
•News from East Africa:
East African Civil Society for Sustainable Energy & Climate Action (EASE -CA) in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania.

Download: Link to Sustainable Energy News (pdf & contents) from INFORSE.org
Download: Sustainable Energy News (pdf 12 pages)

• October 7, 2019
PUBLICATION LAUNCH: EASE-CA Project Publications of Baseline Studies on Sustainable Energy and Climate Solutions:
East Africa Regional & International; Kenya; Uganda; Tanzania; Districts in Uganda.
The assessment was conducted for the purposes of mapping out existing climate actions and strategies, and institutions in order to identify channels through which the EASE-CA project team can intervene and influence policy processes in pursuance of a pro-poor focus.
These studies on sustainable energy and other climate solutions have 3 major parts, which aim to: Document current status; Identify opportunities for advocacy and lobbying; and Map out CSOs and SMEs.
Regional & International EASE-CA Baseline Study 2019
Uganda EASE-CA Baseline Study 2019 Kenya EASE-CA Baseline Study 2019 Tanzania EASE-CA Baseline Study 2019 Districts in Uganda EASE-CA Baseline Study 2019
East Africa Regional, International EASE-CA Baseline Study Edited by INFORSE-East Africa/ INFORSE.
Download: East Africa Baseline, 2019 PDF file (18 pp., 0.4 MB)
 
Uganda EASE-CA Baseline Study
Edited by UCSD, Uganda
Download: Uganda Baseline, 2019 PDF file (51 pp., 2.0 MB)
Kenya EASE-CA Baseline Study
Edited by SusWatch, Kenya
Download: Kenya Baseline, 2019 PDF file (55 pp., 0.6 MB)
Tanzania EASE-CA Baseline Study
Edited by UCSD, Uganda
Download: Tanzania Baseline, 2019 PDF file (40 pp,, 1.1 MB)
Districts in Uganda EASE-CA Baseline Study
Edited by JEEP, Uganda
Download: Districts Baseline, 2019 PDF file (29 pp,, 0.8 MB)
 
  • NEWS: UGANDA
October 7, 2019
Uganda NGO Coalition Meeting on Climate and Sustainable Energy
Contact: UCSD , Uganda
  • NEWS: KENYA
September 25, 2019
Kenya NGO Coalition Meeting on Climate and Sustainable Energy
Contact: SusWatch Kenya
  • NEWS: TANZANIA
September 27, 2019
Tanzania NGO Coalition Meeting on Climate and Sustainable Energy
Contact: TaTEDO, Tanzania
  •  PRESS STATEMENT

September 25, 2019 - Uganda National Energy and Minerals Week
Press Release: Uganda Should Scale up Energy Efficiency to Secure Sustainable Energy for ALL and to Increase Local Climate Action
by UCSD, JEEP, INFORSE-East Africa
Download: Press Release (2 pages pdf, 0.5 MB)

EASE-CA Project meeting July 2019


July 22-26, 2019
- Kick Off Project Meeting at JEEP in Uganda

EASE-CA Project Brochure, 2019-22 July 1, 2019 - Project Start

Download:

EASE-CA Project Brochure, 2019-22 (English, pdf, 3 MB)

EASE-CA Project Brochure, 2019-22 (Danish, pdf, 3 MB)

EASE CA Introduction Brochure June 2019
(4 pp., pdf, 0.3 MB)


About EASE-CA Project:


E
ast Africa NGO Cooperation Project "EASE-CA": Four national NGO organizations of INFORSE-East Africa (Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania) cooperate in the 3-year project in 2019-2022.
Project Partners are: SusWatch Kenya, UCSD and JEEP in Uganda, TaTEDO in Tanzania, INFORSE-East Africa c/o TaTEDO, INFORSE, and NFRE (see contact details underneath).

- The overall development objective
of the Project is increased access to sustainable energy and other climate solutions to local communities in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania with both womenís and menís full and effective participation and leadership for improved livelihoods and reduction of poverty. This will be realised by combining Civil Society Organization (CSO) activities on local, national and international levels in ways, where they reinforce each other. The project primarily works towards Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 1 (poverty), SDG5 (gender), SDG7 (clean energy), SDG 13 (climate action), and SDG 17 (partnerships).

- Objectives/Activities include:
- Local Activities in 3 districts in Uganda:
Empower poor, rural communities to get access to clean energy and improved livelihoods in an economic and climate friendly way. Seminars, trainings reaching out to rural households, training of trainers (ToTs), local leaders, planners. Themes include: clean cooking, water, food security, tree planting, solar energy, sustainable energy & development, income generation to reduce poverty, entrepreneurship etc.
- National level: Strengthen Civil Society Organisations (CSO) activities in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. Strategies & scenarios for 100% renewable energy. Meetings of CSO Coalitions, joint CSO proposals, presentations for national planners & decision-makers, dialogues with stakeholders, media campaign.
- International Level Advocacy: Strengthen Networking and participation of CSOs, exchange of experience and give voice to CSOs at United Nationsí Climate Negotiations (UNFCCC).
- Publish: African Catalogue of local solutions (print, web, mobile).


Partners of EASE-CA Project:
CSO/NGO National, Regional & International Partners

National

 

JEEP logo Uganda
Joint Energy and Environment Projects (JEEP) in Uganda
W: www.jeepfolkecenter.org
Contact person: Prossie Nabiyonga
UCSD Uganda logo
Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development (UCSD) in Uganda
W: www.ugandacoalition.or.ug
Contact person: Richard Kimbowa
Suswatch Kenya logo
Suswatch in Kenya
W: www.suswatchkenya.org
Contact persons: Justus Munyoki, Nobert Nyandire, Velma Oesko, Frank Msafiri
Tatedo logo Tanzania
TaTEDO in Tanzania / INFORSE-East Africa Coordinator
W: www.tatedo.org & www.inforse.org/africa
Contact persons: Mary Swai, Estomih Sawe, Jensen Shuma
Project Coordinator:  
Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy logo
Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy (lead coordinator) in Denmark
W: www.folkecenter.net
Contact persons: Nicolaj Stenkjear, Lene Hoegh, Jane Kruse
Email: info@folkecenter.dk
Regional:  
INFORSE-East Africa logo
INFORSE-East Africa c/o Tatedo
www.inforse.org/africa
INFORSE Europe logo
INFORSE-Europe: www.inforse.org/europe
Contact persons: Gunnar Boye Olesen, Judit Szoleczky
Email: ove@inforse.org
International/Global:  
INFORSE logo
INFORSE: www.inforse.org
Contact person: Gunnar Boye Olesen, Judit Szoleczky
Email: ove@inforse.org
More on the EASE-CA Project: www.inforse.org/africa/EASE.htm
The project is supported by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Civil Society Fund of CISU - Civil Society in Development (cisu.dk).
CISU Denmark logo