SNV Benin is teaming up with MTN, Africa’s largest mobile network operator, to bring modern solar power products to the 6.5 million people in Benin who currently rely on kerosene and disposable batteries.
The High Impact Tourism Training for Jobs and Income Programme (HITT) has added a new publication that guides development professionals beyond the tourism sector to run practical, market-driven vocational training systems.
Tanzania recently marked a bold new era for its biogas industry with the launch of the SimGas factory in Dar es Salaam on February 19 by Lilianne Ploumen, the Netherlands Minister for Foreign Trade & Development Cooperation.
In rural areas, where 80% of the population lives, less than 5% have access to electricity and rely on tin or kerosene lamps. SNV and its partners are currently working on a model to promote the commercial distribution of solar lamps to communities living off of the national grid.
Last week SNV, along with 200 other participants from government, private sector, knowledge institutes and NGOs, attended the 'Aid & Trade in a Day' event held in the Netherlands to discuss developments in linking aid and trade in the water sector.
Late in 2013, SNV's 12 Junior Professionals first journeyed to their host countries where they will live and work for the next two years. As the JPs settle into their new homes and adjust to pleasures and challenges of development work, we check in to learn some of their first impressions of the field.
At a ceremony held at SNV Ethiopia offices in Addis Ababa on January 27, 2014, SNV Ethiopia and Universal Plastic Factory PLC signed an agreement for the production of a milking and transportation system (MTS) technology that reduces costly milk spillage and spoilage.