EWURA is an autonomous multi-sectoral regulatory authority responsible for technical and economic regulation of the electricity, petroleum, natural gas and water sectors. The functions of EWURA include among others, licensing, tariff review, monitoring performance and standards with regards to quality, safety, health and environment. EWURA is also responsible for promoting effective competition and economic efficiency, protecting the interests of consumers and promoting the availability of regulated services to all consumers including low income, rural and disadvantaged consumers in the regulated sectors. ... [according to site editor's information]
Lighting Africa is a World Bank Group initiative which supports the private sector to develop, accelerate, and sustain the market for modern off-grid lighting technologies tailored to the needs of African consumers. It is the aim to leverage global expenditures on fuel-based lighting to develop, accelerate, and sustain the market for modern off-grid lighting alternatives that offer African consumers considerably more value for their money. Lighting Africa works closely with a range of key stakeholders along the supply chain and beyond, necessary for successful market formation, including manufacturers, component suppliers, importers, distributors, retailers, governments, donors, financiers, and NGOs/ academia. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Authority's primary function is to generate and supply electrical energy for industrial, commercial and domestic use in Ghana. The Authority is also responsible for safe-guarding the health and socio-economic well being of the inhabitants of the communities alongside the lake, and management of any incidental issues including sustainability of the environment. ... [according to site editor's information]
AfWA (formerly Union of African Water Suppliers) aims to enhance co-operation between public and private bodies concerned with water supply and sewage management. It advances the study of economic, technical and scientific matters relating to the water industry.
Newsletters are downloadable. [editors ilissAfrica]
AFREPREN/FWD is a NGO based in Nairobi that brings together over 300 African energy researchers and policy makers from Africa who have a long-term interest in energy research and the attendant policy-making process. AFREPREN/FWD is a collective regional (mainly Eastern and Southern African) response to the widespread concern over the weak link between energy research and the formulation and implementation of energy policy in Africa. The network has initiated policy research studies in 19 African countries: Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
AFREPREN/FWD has a separate consultancy arm registered as African Energy Policy Research Network Limited. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
SPARKNET is an interdisciplinary interactive Knowledge Network focusing on energy for low-income households in Southern and East Africa. Acting as a ’virtual community’ and meeting / publishing through the internet SPARKNET brings together stakeholders from seven countries in Africa (South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique) and three from the European Union around the issue of energy and poverty in low-income households.
SPARKNET is sponsored by the European Commission's 5th Framework Programme for Research under the research and technological development programme Confirming the International Role of Community Research (INCO). ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission of Ghana is an independent body set up to regulate and oversee the provision of the highest quality of electricity and water services to consumers. [according to site editor's information]
The Regional Tourism Organization of Southern Africa (RETOSA) is a concept that brings together the 14 fascinating countries of the Southern part of Africa – Angola, Botswana, DR Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe - to offer the opportunity to discover the natural wonders and splendours of the region.
RETOSA is a Southern African Development Community (SADC) body. It is managed by a Board drawn from National Tourism Authorities/Boards and National Tourism private sector umbrella bodies. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Afrique Verte is a French NGO that promotes food security and sustainable development in the Sahel (Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger). Afrique Verte
* Reinforces the professional capacities of small-farmer organizations;
* Participates in the consolidation the structuring of small-farmer organizations;
* Promotes the marketing of local cereal
In France and Europe, Afrique Verte:
* Promotes a more accurate appreciation of Africa among the general public;
* Participates in lobbying activities promoting sustainable development. ... [according to site editor's information]