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Access Power and FMO launch second edition of Solar ‘Shark Tank’ Competition for Innovative Solar Projects
TSX-V Ticker: SWA
by Wallace Mawire
BERN, Switzerland /African Press Organization (APO)/ – On 8 May 2013 the Federal Council decided to grant Burkina Faso and Mozambique general budgetary assistance of CHF 32 million each for the years 2013 to 2016. This will support both countries in implementation of their poverty reduction strategies, which focus on broad-based and sustainable growth.
“In each market where wind energy is being developed, the state is a big player in the initial stages of industry development and is often the sponsor of pilot projects.”
African Development Bank Economist to present report on continent’s wind energy market at Clean Power Africa this month
Some 5000 power professionals to gather in Cape Town
Civil society organisations from the SADC region, and around the world have condemned the SADC draft Protocol for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (Plant Breeders’ Rights) as spelling disaster for small farmers and food security in the region. These groups, representing millions of farmers in Africa and around the world have submitted their concerns to the SADC Secretariat. They are calling for the rejection of the Protocol and urgent consultations with farmers, farmer movements and civil society before it’s too late.
LILONGWE, Malawi, March 26, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group (http://www.afdb.org) approved, on March 25, 2013, a grant amounting to US $3.04 million to finance the Kholombidzo Hydroelectric Power Plant (HPP) Feasibility Studies in Malawi. The Government of Malawi will contribute US $0.23 million (7%) of the total study cost of US $3.27 million.
By Simon Tesfamariam
About the Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA)
AfDB Supports Rwandese Private Sector with a US $8-Million Line of Credit to the Development Bank of Rwanda
South Africa remains the highest ranked African economy.