August 2012 Blog Posts (6)

Investing in Clean Technologies for Africa

Africa as yet is not considered as a high priority geography for the introduction of so called clean technologies,  with some exceptions.

 

Recent studies put  Africa with investor attention relating to the above at the last place (15%), yet the need for such technologies to drive the betterment of socio –economic condition of the continent is clearly present.

 

Generation of renewable energy can prove both commercially and socio-economically promising for many of…

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Added by Suza Adam on August 27, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Green public relations for cleantech companies in Africa

Spindle Communications provides marketing and communications advice and solutions for associations, companies, local authorities and brands at the forefront of the cleantech and low carbon economies.



The Spindle Communications team offers over 20 years experience and expertise gained through advising come of Southern Africa's leading cleantech…

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Added by Suza Adam on August 27, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

SEFA Approves First Grant for Conceptualization of Green Tech Financial Facility

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), a joint initiative of the Danish government and the Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department (ONEC) of the African Development Bank (AfDB), approved on August 17 its first grant of USD 825,000 to finance the concept phase of the Green Tech Financial Facility – a vehicle for investments in private-sector driven green…

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Added by Andrea Ayemoba on August 27, 2012 at 3:45pm — No Comments

Morocco Taps $6.2 Billion Precautionary Loan from IMF

-     North African country implementing political and economic reforms

-     Credit line underpins Morocco’s strong economic fundamentals and solid policy track record

-     Morocco says liquidity line is insurance policy if international conditions worsen



The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a $6.2 billion liquidity line for…

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Added by Andrea Ayemoba on August 7, 2012 at 2:17pm — No Comments

[Interview] Akinpelu Shogunle talks Energy in Africa

Akinpelu Shogunle, MD, Highland Energy Solution Services Ltd., talks to ABC about Energy in Africa. His interview:

Could you tell us about your company and where you operate from?

Highland Energy Solution Services Limited, a Federal Republic of Nigeria incorporated business, is an…

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Added by Andrea Ayemoba on August 6, 2012 at 1:07pm — No Comments

Reducing Catfish Feeding Costs (A Secret Weapon) – Part 1 of 2

By Tayo K. Solagbade

From a small pond operation to a high output facility, the ideas offered in this article can be put to immediate use by any willing African catfish farmer. Your farm size does not matter. Most of the information supplied is based on published findings from…

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Added by Andrea Ayemoba on August 1, 2012 at 3:47pm — No Comments

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