African Development Bank hosts ECOWAS workshop ushering a new era of women’s roles in West Africa’s energy transiti…

The African Development Bank hosted a workshop of energy experts, women entrepreneurs and government officials to discuss a Bank-funded feasibility study on Business Opportunities for Women in a Changing Energy Value Chain in West Africa.

The workshop was organized by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)  Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), in partnership with the Bank Group and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development Infrastructure Project Preparatory Facility (NEPAD–IPPF).

Konan N’Goran, Director of Renewable Energy and Energy Management, presided over the official opening ceremony on behalf of Côte d’Ivoire’s Minister of Petroleum, Energy and Renewable Energy Development, Thierry Tanoh.

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