COVID 19 – FOOD, FARMS and ENERGY EFFICIENCY in AFRICA (COFFEE)

Outline
Team
  • Expected start date:
    December 1, 2020
    Expected end date:
    November 1, 2021
    Institute:
    UNU-INRA
    Project Status:
    Ongoing
    Project Type:
    Research
    Project Manager :
    Qondi Moyo

    This project conducts a study on the impact of COVID-19 on food and energy systems in Central and Western Africa, and identify greening opportunities as well as assess the level of adoption of green technologies in the two sectors. The study will investigate the financial, business and research barriers to the adoption of green technologies in the food and energy sector and recommend solutions to overcome these challenges. It will further point out the synergies and trade-off between the food and energy sectors and how widespread adoption of green technologies can fastrack the attainment of food and energy security as well as key SDGs. The findings of this preliminary study are expected to lead to detailed and comprehensive studies on developing sustainable and resilient economies through greening.

    • Qondi Moyo
      Project Manager
    • Maria-Ancilla Bombande
    • Fatima Denton
      Administrator