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Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP)
Launch: 2007 End: 2020
Region: SSA
Geography: N/A
Type: Regional
ICS Only?: No
Value/Funding: N/A
Funder Type: Government
Funders: Steering Group: European Commission, the African Union Commission (AUC), the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), Egypt, Germany and Italy [2]
  • Funding
  • Technical Assistance
  • Capacity Building
  • Policy
  • Description:
    The Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP) launched at the First High-Level Meeting of the AEEP in Vienna in September 2010 by stakeholders from the two continents. Overall aim: contribute to political objectives for increasing access to modern energy services, improve energy security with renewable energy, and contribute to socioeconomic development following a climate-resilient development pathway [1].
    Phase 3 of the CCA's work on enabling policy, reducing trade barriers, integrating women/girls will provide useful for harmonization into same sphere of AEEP work and see more joint activities [3]
    Bring access to modern and sustainable energy services to at least 100 million Africans, focusing on sustainable models: to provide energy for basic services (health, education, water, communication); to power productive activities; and to provide safe and sustainable energy services to households [1].
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