Africa Energy Forum
October 20 - November 13
Please join Power Africa as we host a number of panels at the AEF.
Digital Dialogue: "Lights On Health" Powering Healthcare in SSA
October 26, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm GMT
Access to reliable electricity is critical for delivering essential healthcare services, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. To address the widespread need for health facility electrification in SSA, Power Africa is working with private companies, other donors, and non-governmental organizations to ensure sustainable delivery of electricity to health clinics. This panel will explore the efforts of the public and private sectors to improve energy access for health facilities in sub-Saharan Africa. Panelists will discuss ways in which health facility electrification can be improved to sustainably and reliably deliver power to those who need it most.
Digital Dialogue: GBV and Electricity: What’s Light Got To Do With It?
November 3, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm GMT
An estimated 35 percent of women around the world will experience a form of Gender Based Violence (GBV) at some point in their lives. A pandemic affecting upwards of one in three women globally; GBV is an issue that touches every facet of society, including the energy sector. In this session, we will explore the relationship between GBV and the energy sector. We will also hear from energy sector stakeholders who are adopting innovative ways to contribute to the fight against GBV. Join us to learn how you too can combat GBV.
Fireside Chat: Mark Carrato, Power Africa Coordinator
November 6, 2:00 pm - 2:20 pm GMT
Interview with Power Africa Coordinator, Mark Carrato.