Ghana National Gender and Energy Training
The GRATIS Foundation in collaboration with the Gender and Energy Network of Ghana- GEDA, GHANA collaborated with the Ministry of Energy, on mainstreaming gender concerns into energy projects in Ghana through the organization of a capacity building workshop. The workshop was held for senior management staff of the Ministry and its sector agencies both private and governmental. Project officers who are currently working on energy projects planning and implementation attended the workshop.
Gender Assessment of the Ghana Energy Sector
In 2010 ENERGIA supported a gender audit of the Ghana ministry of energy in cooperation with GRATIS and the Ghana Gender and Energy Network. The gender audit sought to assist the Ghana Ministry of Energy and other agencies in the energy sector to address concerns regarding how low emphasis on implementing policies on renewable energy and energy efficiency in Ghana negatively affect the majority of Ghanaian women.
Strengthening Gender and Energy Networking in Ghana
ENERGIA supported GRATIS of Ghana with the strengthening of the Gender and Energy Network in Ghana. The duration of this seed funding project was January 2010 until January 2011. The main activities carried out under this project were: an awareness creation workshop for management and staff of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR); a annual networking meeting; and stove dissemination for female entrepreneurs.
Established in 2000, ENERGIA Africa is a network of men and women whose common goal is to create equal opportunity and access to relevant energy resources for the poor.