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  • Call for Case Studies on energy in humanitarian settings | Deadline for Applications is March 2nd 2018.
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    Call for Case Studies on energy in humanitarian settings | Deadline for Applications is March 2nd 2018.

    The SET4food launches a Call for Case Studies to select significant examples of sustainable actions in the field of access to energy in humanitarian settings.

    Case Studies should constitute practical examples of sustainable energy interventions implemented to respond to the needs of crisis-affected populations such as refugee camps or emergency contexts. Actions should highlight outstanding successful results significantly contributing to enhance the quality of life among target beneficiaries in a sustainable and effective way. Applications are welcome from all kind of organizations.

    Case Studies should be sent to following e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Deadline for Applications is March 2nd 2018.

    You can download Guidelines and Submission Form here below.

  • Conference at FAO on January 18th 2018: What role can energy play in bridging the humanitarian-development divide?

    An inter-agency seminar, co-hosted by the SET4food initiative and the FAO, will take place at the FAO headquarters in Rome on January 18th 2018. The seminar will highlight the implications of the existing gap in the humanitarian response to energy needs. Through pertinent case studies from the field, the seminar will illustrate how energy needs and related risks and challenges can be better understood, quantified and addressed. The event will bring together key stakeholders from the humanitarian sector to learn best practices, outline plans, discuss about existing methodologies and knowledge platforms that may help to bridge the humanitarian-development divide and contribute to sustainable and durable solutions for affected populations.

  • Webinar | The ENERGYCoP Platform: Ensuring coordination among humanitarian actors in the energy sector
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    Webinar | The ENERGYCoP Platform: Ensuring coordination among humanitarian actors in the energy sector

    The new global platform for humanitarians engaged in providing Safe Access to Fuel and Energy to crisis-affected populations was launched on Thursday, November 9th through a webinar organized within the SETfood project and hosted by the SAFE Humanitarian Working Group.

    The webinar presented the new global and not-for-profit community of practice aimed to serve humanitarian professionals working in the energy sector. Maximizing impacts in humanitarian field interventions requires integrating the perspectives of many different sectors. Open resources and collaboration tools are essential to this effort. They ensure proper coordination among the key stakeholders engaged in providing safe access to fuel and energy (SAFE) to crisis-affected populations. ENERGYCop is designed to be an interactive space with an open-knowledge approach that enables practitioners to search for and share projects, technologies, tools, and resources specifically related to energy access in humanitarian settings, as well as ask for advice and contribute to online discussions.

  • 4th annual SAFE Humanitarian Workshop
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    4th annual SAFE Humanitarian Workshop

    The 4th annual SAFE workshop took place in Nairobi from November 28 to December 1, 2017.

    Energy access for cooking, lighting, heating, cooling, and other essential activities is a critical and under-served need among millions of displaced people worldwide. The SAFE Workshop is the only annual event that convenes the full range of stakeholders engaged in humanitarian energy initiatives, such as NGOs, government representatives, researchers and businesses. It is a critical opportunity to exchange knowledge, develop best practices, and facilitate collaboration between aid agencies and the private sector. Learn more here !

  • Save the date! Webinar - The ENERGYCoP platform: ensuring coordination among humanitarians in the energy sector
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    Save the date! Webinar - The ENERGYCoP platform: ensuring coordination among humanitarians in the energy sector

    SAVE THE DATE! November 9th, 15:30 CET (9:30 EDT)

    Webinar - The ENERGYCoP platform: ensuring coordination among humanitarian actors in the energy sector

    The new global platform for humanitarians engaged in providing Safe Access to Fuel and Energy to crisi affected populations will be launched on Thursday, November 9th. Organized within the SETfood project and hosted by the SAFE Humanitarian Working Group, the webinar is meant to present a new global and not-for-profit community of practice aimed to serve humanitarian professionals workinig in the energy sector. The platform's purpose is to facilitate coordination among a diverse network of stakeholers engaged in providing Safe Access to Fuel and Energy in emergency settings.

    The webinar will feature the importance of raising the attention on energy within huanitarian programs, it will present the platform as an ideal one-stop-shop where finding relevant resources and participating in open discussions and it will walk participants through the exploration of its features and contents.

    Learn more here and register to join the webinar!

  • WEBINAR | Tools for improving the design and implementation of humanitarian energy actions | 4th August (I session) & 12th September 2017 (II session)
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    WEBINAR | Tools for improving the design and implementation of humanitarian energy actions | 4th August (I session) & 12th September 2017 (II session)

    The SET4food project, in collaboration with the Politecnico of Milano, hosted two session webinars on Tools for improving the design and implementation of humanitarian energy actions. The first session focused on the main key steps to be considered for a comprehensive energy planning in the sectors of food processing and preservation, power production and water management. The second webinar session gave the opportunity of applying the acquired knowledge on real cases and collect feedback on the tools and their applicability. These webinars were useful to tackle needs identification, baseline load demand and forecast, resources assessment and technologies selection. At the same time, it presented useful tools designed for supporting projects implementation in the energy sector (oriented to food preservation, food cooking, water pumping, water treatment, powering): the Decision Support System, Monitoring procedures and Indicators, Performance and Impact evaluation Framework. These tools are especially targeted to project managers, program managers and similar roles, for support projects planning, implementation and monitoring in the energy sector.

    Watch the webinar here

     

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