GIZ allocates 13m euros for a vocational training project in renewable energies in Ivory Coast

On Thursday March 12, 2020, Côte d’Ivoire launched the professional training project in the fields of renewable energies and energy efficiency (ProFERE).

At a total cost of 13.5 million euros, this project is funded by the German government, through GIZ, its international development cooperation agency. It aims to introduce a training offer in renewable energies into the country’s training system.

The objective being in particular to increase the availability of a qualified workforce and to favor a local specialized management of renewable energies and energy efficiency (EnR-EE) on the job market, in Côte d ‘Ivory. It is planned for the period 2019-2021.

For Jacques Chevalier, representing the Ivorian Minister of Petroleum, Energy and Renewable Energies, “ it is a question of meeting together the challenges of electrification of all the localities of Côte d’Ivoire by 2025, to bring the share of renewable energies in the energy mix to 42% by 2030 and the national challenge of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 28%, within the framework of National Determined Contributions ”.

 

Source: Agence Ecofin

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