Overall objective of the Project

Overall objective of the Project

 

To enhance the institutional, human and systems development capacity of the Consortium of Regional Universities in the area renewable energy and energy efficiency (sustainable energy).

 

Specific objective include;

 

·      To provide a regional platform for knowledge sharing, and thereby integrate and co-ord1nate regional initiatives in field of sustainable energy:

 

·      To support capacity development through joint curriculum/Cooperative development of graduate and undergraduate course modules and programmes focusing on sustainable energy systems and

 

·      To provide an innovative services and product platform that will raise awareness and provide sound research support to a broad range of stakeholders in view of ensuring participation and ownership of interventions and implementation.

 

Estimated results:

 

·      The action will result in a Regional Sustainable Energy Initiative (focal point) established,

·      Undergraduate programmes reviewed and joint post-graduate programme/s developed;

 ·      Enhanced  sustainable teaching and research capacity in the region, and

 ·      Decision support tools.

 

 Main activities:

 Activities to be undertaken by the partners include;

 ·      Formulation of a regional sustainable energy Initiative: establish a framework for joint graduate programme on renewable energy and energy efficiency studies;

 ·      develop joint curriculum of graduate and undergraduate course modules and programmes within energy efficiency and renewable energy:

 ·      Develop capacity amongst key researchers and trainers through exchange staff