The African Sustainability Hub (ASH) at the African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) hereby is hosting the Modern Energy Cooking Services (MECS) East Africa Programme Launch on 14th May in Nairobi, Kenya (venue TBC).
The MECS East Africa Launch is organized by ACTS through The Africa Sustainability Hub in partnership with Loughborough University and UK Aid. ASH is a partnership hosted at ACTS with the aim of bringing together leading think tanks in Africa and the UK to pursue coordinated evidence based research and capacity building on pathways to pro-poor energy access.
East Africa has been identified by our recent research as one of the most viable regions for new modern energy cooking innovations, such as solar electric cooking. The purpose of this event is to bring together key regional stakeholders to discuss the viability of such innovations in different East African contexts and to build partnerships that can ensure their successful development and delivery.
A technical roundtable event on electric cooking appliances to be hosted by CLASP and the Energy Saving Trust on the following day (15th May) as part of their LEIA intiative.