Folkecenter is proud to announce the launch of a new project in East Africa. The project, named East African Civil Society for Sustainable Energy & Climate Action (EASE & CA) will run up to 2022 and it is carried out in collaboration with INFORSE, INFORSE East Africa, Tanzania Traditional Energy Development Organization (TaTEDO), Sustainable Environmental Development Watch (SusWatch), Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development (UCSD) and JEEP Folkecenter Uganda. The countries involved are Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Denmark and the aim of the project is to empower poor, rural communities to get access to clean energy and improved livelihoods in an economic and climate friendly way. The project actions will be on a local, regional, national and international level. You can follow the project updates on this page.

The project is supported by CISU - Civil Society in Development, Denmark

EASE & CA on Sustainable Energy News - December 2019

The December edition of the magazine "Sustainable Energy News", published by INFORSE, dedicated a section to the EASE & CA project. You can find the article here.

EASE-CA on Sustainable Energy News

Side Event COP25-EASE-CA

Participation to COP25 - December 2019

The parners organized an official side event in COP25, Madrid. The title of the side event was "Local Solutions with Poverty Reduction in NDCs". All the information and proceedings can be found here.

The event was live streamed and it is also possible to see it here.

Publication Launch - October 2019

The first pubblications of the project are now available for consultation! You can find them here:

EASE-CA Baselines 2019

Project Start - July 2019

The East Africa Civil Society (EASE-CA) had project launch July 1, 2019. 22/7 - 26/7 2019, the six organizations in the EASE-CA project met at JEEP Uganda to hold a kick off meeting.

The six organizations that collaborate in EASE-CA are:

The East Africa Civil Society project takes place in three districts of Uganda and at the national level in the three partner countries and is also intended to strengthen cooperation and participation of civil society organizations at international level.

The project is supported by CISU - Civil Society in Development, Denmark