Qair, an independent French renewable energy producer, and STOA, an investment fund of the Caisse des Dépôts (CDC) and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), launched the joint platform MIHIA Holding (Make It Happen In Africa) in October 2021 to invest in African renewable energy projects beginning with a 24 MWp solar project in Burkina Faso.
Africa Claims ‘Historic Responsibility’ from Countries in the Global North At COP26: Protecting The Congo Basin, Giving Botswana ‘Solar Powers’
As The Africa Report pinpointed, numerous African ministers and leaders promised to attend COP26 in Glasgow. Among others, these included Botswana’s Minister for Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security Lefoko Moagi, the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Félix Tshisekedi, the President of the Congo Republic Denis Sassou-Nguesso, the President of Gabon Ali Bongo Ondimba, Gabon’s Minister of Environment and Forestry Lee White, and Rwanda’s Minister of Environment Jeanne d’Arc Mujawamariya.
ILO’s Role in the Energy Sector: IRENA Partners up with ILO to Promote a Just and Inclusive Transition
Abu Dhabi/Geneva, 18 October 2021 – As the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) announced, it has signed an agreement with the International Labour Organization (ILO), which reemphasizes that the energy transition must coincide with the promotion of decent work for all.