An Affordable and Sustainable Energy System for Sub-Saharan Africa” is a 4-year (2019-2023) programme funded by the European Union (https://ec.europa.eu/international-pa...) that is designed to support the aspirations of selected countries in Sub-Saharan Africa to improve their energy data management and long-term energy planning.
The programme long-term objective is to create sustainable and inclusive economic growth in selected Sub-Saharan African countries through the transition towards a low-carbon and climate-resilient energy sector, while delivering universal and affordable energy access to all. The main activities of the programme include technical support and capacity reinforcement to selected Sub-Saharan African countries to develop sustainable national energy information systems and energy modelling capability, to improve tracking against energy-related NDCs, SDGs, and other energy and climate policy goals, as well as long-term energy planning.
Here is the Ethiopia Training YouTube Record.
You may find the PDF as well.
Source: IEA/ Online statistics training programme
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The United States Energy Association (USEA) is inviting prospective individuals through a Call for CVs to submit proposals to participate in an expert advisory task force for the Ethiopian Energy Authority’s Geothermal Directorate. This is an activity implemented by USEA, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) as part of Power Africa.
Proposals are due by 17:00 hours EST of the closing date( RFP Closing Date: May 22, 2020)
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National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) has issued a new directive that is highly important to promote the safety and efficiency of the payment system. The directive; “Licensing and Authorization of Payment Instrument Issuers Directive No. ONPS/01/2020” shall enter into force as of 1st day of April 2020. The directive, signed by the Governor of National Bank of Ethiopia, H.E Dr. Yinager Dessie, gives prominence to innovative payment instruments believing that they are important to increase the use of financial services.
Composed of six parts and twenty articles, the directive, is cognizant of the fact that establishing clear and enabling regulatory requirements are necessary to protect the interest of users of payment instruments.
According to the directive a person other than the licensed financial institutions, shall submit a complete application to NBE to get a license to issue a payment instrument.
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As part of the application process, the National Bank, may request for a preliminary meeting and demonstration of the intended payment instrument to be issued, its related services, products as well as operation. Based on requests made and written approval of the National Bank, a payment instrument issuer may be allowed to provide cash-in and cash-out; local money transfers including domestic remittances, load to card or bank account, transfer to card or bank account; domestic payments including purchase from physical merchants, bill payments; over-the-counter transactions; and inward international remittances services.
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