Capacity Building in Renewable Energy Research and Education in Ethiopia

Capacity Building in Renewable Energy Research and Education in Ethiopia

Access to modern and affordable energy supports growing economic activities and improves standard and conditions of living. However, these can only be achieved when relevant competence capacities are developed.

prosjekt

About/Aims
Objective

The main objective of this project entails building human capability and creating suitable infrastructure for standard research, education and technical training to university students, staffs, and relevant stakeholders in Ethiopia. This project is aimed to build human capacity and improve research facilities at Wondo Genet College of Forestry and Natural Resources (WGCFNR)  Hawassa University Ethiopia and Dilla University in Ethiopia in Ethiopia. The project activities includes:

  • Provide scholarship support for 6 PhD students to study at the NMBU Norway 
  • Provide scholarship for 25 MSc students to study at Wondo Genet College of Forestry and Natural Resources (WGCFNR) 
  • Provide support for 2 Postdoc reserach fellows 
  • Establish Master degree programme in Sustainable energy technologies at Dilla University
  • Establish online teaching facilities at Wondo Genet College of Forestry and Natural Resources (WGCFNR) 
  • Establish site for renewable energy technologies demonstration site at Wondo Genet College of Forestry and Natural Resources (WGCFNR)