UNEP DTU Partnership (UNEPDTU), Denmark

Energy struggles: renewable energy in Africa

Research project The overall objective of this project is to contribute to a better understanding of how a transition to renewable energy can occur in sub-Saharan Africa. Many countries have set targets for solar and wind, but implementation has been slow and uneven. ... First year report The overall objective of the Energy struggles research project is to contribute to a better understanding of how an energy transition can occur in sub-Saharan Africa. The project’s research objective is to analyse how new renewab ...
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Circular Bioeconomy for the Kenyan Dairy Sector

Research project The idea of circular bioeconomy (CBE) is gaining broad interest as global environmental challenges become monumental and demand a shift from linear production-consumption models to circular models. CBE is particularly relevant for lower-middle income ... Midterm report A project kick-off workshop was held in Nairobi 14-15 June 2022, hosted by ACTS, followed by field trips to dairy processors in and around Nairobi and Nakuru and visit to Egerton University. Partnership agreements were finalised in ...
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Governing solar electronic waste recycling in Kenya

Research project The diffusion of small-scale, off-grid solar (OGS) devices, such as solar lanterns and solar home systems, have increased rapidly and significantly across countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The solar electronic waste (SEW) being generated and dis ... First year report Overall, the project is making good progress and is proceeding according to the overall work plan as described in the initial project proposal. Specifically, as can be seen in the reporting of project outputs in the LogFrame matr ...
Period: 2021-04-1 to 2023-09-30 Countries: Kenya Lead institution: UNEP DTU Partnership (UNEPDTU), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Nairobi (UoN), Kenya Kenyatta University (KU), Kenya Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark Project code: 20-M07DTU Total grant: 4,998,719 DKK
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