GGGI and ECREEE ink an MoU on Green Growth Cooperation in West Africa

On April 5, on the sidelines of SEERA219, GGGI and the ECOWAS Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) held a Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony to cooperate on promoting green growth in West Africa.

The ceremony was co-chaired by Dr. Bachir Ismael Ouedraogo, Minister of Energy of Burkina Faso, Dr. Mahamadou Tounkara, GGGI’s Director of Strategy, Partnerships and Communications, and Mahama Kappiah, Executive Director of ECREEE.

ECREEE aims to create favorable conditions, and an enabling environment for renewable energy and energy efficiency markets by supporting activities that can reduce existing barriers within the technological, financial, economic, business, legal, policy, institutional, knowledge and capacity-building framework.

The purpose of this MoU was to formalize and facilitate collaboration between GGGI and ECREEE to promote projects, programs, research and other necessary joint activities in support of capacity-building and development of green economy growth solutions in West Africa, with a particular focus on the renewable energy and energy efficiency areas.