Invitation to Gold Standard Stakeholder Feedback Round Meeting for Simgas Biogas Project
23 July 2014
Carbon Africa, on behalf of SimGas BV, invites you to a Gold Standard stakeholder feedback round meeting to be held on 29 August 2014 at Methodist Guest House in Nairobi, Kenya from 9.00am to 4.30pm. SimGas BV is company that designs, manufactures and distributes small-scale, affordable and improved biogas and bio sanitation systems that can be used for cooking and lighting. The SimGas project in Kenya will result in a number of sustainable development benefits including reduced (a) deforestation and desertification, (b) indoor air pollution, (c) carbon dioxide and methane emissions from kerosene use and uncontrolled manure decomposition, (d) fuel costs, (e) healthcare costs from improved indoor air conditions and better environmental sanitation.
The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the SimGas biogas project and its impacts on sustainable development in Kenya.
Kindly confirm attendance to Elijah Isabu: elijah[at]carbonafrica.co.ke or phone: +254 706 374 150 or +254 731 851 754.
Kindly find a non-technical summary of the project - English: NTS_English and Kiswahili: NTS_Swahili
Support to Uganda for low emission capacity building
4 July 2014
The EU-funded UNDP Low Emission Capacity Building (LECB) Programme aims to develop the capacity of governments and other stakeholders to prepare Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs). As a subcontractor to a Kommunalkredit Public Consulting GmbH-led consortium supporting select African countries on decision tools for NAMA preparation under the Programme, Carbon Africa helped conduct a two-day training on 26 & 27 June in Entebbe, Uganda. Other countries to be supported by the consortium include Tanzania, Morocco, Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Completion of prefeasibility study for small hydro project in Kenya
18 June 2014
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