Unlocking the Solar Potential of the G5 Sahel Countries

WHAT: Africa Energy Market Place (AEMP) – Unlocking the Solar Potential of the G5 Sahel Countries

WHO: African Development Bank Desert to Power Initiative, PEVP Complex

WHEN: 8 -10 December 2020

WHERE: Virtual via Zoom

The African Development Bank is organizing the 4th edition of the Africa Energy Market Place (AEMP), dedicated to the G5 Sahel countries (Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger) in the context of the Desert-to-Power Initiative. The virtual event will take place from 8 to 10 December 2020 under the theme: Unlocking the solar potential of the G5 Sahel countries.

The AEMP G5 Sahel 2020 aims to rally governments, donors, technical and financial partners to mobilize resources for priority projects and key policy reforms identified in the Desert-to-Power national roadmaps.

The three-day event will include plenary sessions with Ministers of Energy of the G5 Sahel countries, country roundtables for Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger, and thematic sessions to discuss sustainable development and resilience building in these countries.

Plenary sessions: Open to the public

1/ High-level Opening Ceremony

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2/ Closing Panel & Wrap-up Session

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Media contact:

Solange Kamuanga-Tossou | Communication and External Relations Department | email: s.kamuanga-tossou@afdb.org


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