HLPF2020 Side Event INFORSE: 15/7. Local Climate & Sustainable Energy Solutions, South Asia, East Africa, Eco-Village Development, 100% Renewables. 8 AM, NY time
Topics: Local sustainable energy and other climate solutions: improved cookstoves & water mills, solar cookers, solar dryers, biogas, solar home systems, solar street light, organic farming, rainwater tank, composting basket, local materials like bamboo, reuse waste. Calculate Climate Mitigation/CO2. Microcredit. Poverty Reduction. Eco-Village Development Concept: Planning with public participation. Gender/Women’s roles. 100 % renewables scenarios (e.g. Kenya).
Program: 50 minutes + 10 minutes Q & A and afterwards 30 minutes discussion for interested.
Gunnar Boye Olesen, INFORSE
Alan Bigelow, Solar Cookers International
Kalyani Raj, All India Women’s Conference
Local Solutions in East Africa:
Uganda /Regional: Richard Kimbowa, UCSD & JEEP
Tanzania/Regional Catalogue: Mary Swai, TaTEDO
Kenya: 100% RE, Justus Munyoki, Suswatch
Eco-Village Development in South Asia
Bangladesh / SDGs: Sohel Ahmed, Grameen Shakti
India/regional: Sanjiv Nathan, INSEDA
Nepal: Shovana Maharjan, CRT/N
Sri Lanka: Dumindu Herath, IDEA
Organised by INFORSE - International Network for Sustainable Energy.
Co-organisers with ECOSOC status: Solar Cookers International (SCI), All India Women Conference (AIWC) and Grameen Shakti (Bangladesh).
Co-organising CSO/NGOs: INSEDA (India), CRT (Nepal) IDEA (Sri Lanka), Suswatch (Kenya), UCSD & JEEP (Uganda), TaTEDO (Tanzania). All organisers and speakers are member / coordinators of INFORSE network.
Registration is necessary. The participation is limited to 100 persons.
More: HLPF2020 sustainabledevelopment.un.org/index.php?page=view&type=20000&nr=7102&menu=2993
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