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INFORSE-East Africa logoNEW: INFORSE-East Africa PROJECT:
East African Civil Society for Sustainable Energy & Climate Action

EASE-CA Project in 2019 - 2022


E
ast Africa NGO Cooperation Project:
Four national NGO organizations of INFORSE-East Africa (Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania) will cooperate in the 3-year project in 2019-2002.

Project Title:
EASE-CA

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)

The Project starts in July, 2019. More details, news will come soon !

Events, Policy Briefs & Publications
 

July 1, 2019 - Project Start
Download: EASE Introduction Brochure, June 2019 (pdf, 0.3 MB)

EASE-CA Project meeting July 2019

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

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
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 CISU Fund for Climate and Environment (cisu.dk).
CISU Denmark logo