African Development Bank to Host Seminar On Promotion of Gender Equality in Africa’s Power Sector

Ccia Building, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire — The African Development Bank, in partnership with the Association of Power Utility of Africa and the French Development Agency will host a seminar on “How to Promote Gender Equality in the African Power Sector” from October 16 to 18, 2018 at the CCIA building in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.

The seminar will bring together 50 Human Resource Directors from 50 power utilities, eight Directors of the African Network of Centers of Excellence in Electricity and other participants from more than 25 African countries.

This event provides an opportunity to engage stakeholders from across Africa in the promotion of gender equality as a strategic stake for the development of the sector.

Women represent only 20 percent of employees in the African power sector and less…

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