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Vigente en la actualidad
Activities scope
Community development

The action is part of the Energy Facility Programme of the European Union based on improving access to affordable and sustainable energy services for rural and peri-urban populations, in this case in the region of Oio in Guina-Bissau.

The project has recently started but poses several interesting challenges such as the establishment of 24 water pumping systems using solar energy, including water tanks and elements for farmland irrigation or installing 15 production work with biofuel Community extracting from jatropha oil.

It is expected that nearly 15,000 people in the region will benefit from these improvements and create many jobs in an area where unemployment exceeds 60% of the working age population.

Video: 'Our Climate, Our Challenge'

2012-2014 Total Cost of the Project: € 1,614,294

Own and external funds