As part of the ALTERRE project in Mali, GERES and its partners will, this Thursday 23 January 2014, inaugurate two pure Jatropha vegetable oil production units in Yorosso et de Koury (Koutiala region) to mitigate the energy crisis facing these rural territories.Read more
Faced with the structural crisis in the carbon market, can carbon credit funding mechanisms continue to offer income opportunities for development projects? Against a backdrop of dwindling traditional funding, carbon finance may have major advantages but its effectiveness has yet to be fully investigated.Read more
The project to promote energy efficiency and bioclimatic architecture in urban housing is pushing ahead. Our team has just announced construction of the thousandth solar conservatory in the Afghan capital. Launched in July 2012, in co-ordination with the municipality of Kabul, this project helps inhabitants to protect themselves against cold and to combat energy poverty.Read more
Stemming from a public-private partnership, the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (GACC) aims to create a thriving global market for clean cookstoves and fuels, with a goal by 2020, of enabling 100 million households to adopt clean and efficient cooking technologies.Read more
The 7th French national sustainable development conference (ADD: Assises du Développement Durable) will be held in Marseilles on 25/26 November 2013.
This flagship regional event brings together the whole range of operators striving to implement sustainable development in the field.
GERES and its technical partner Orgaterre are launching the first website in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur aimed at professionals in the composting sector. Facilitation of the composting sector in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region is a task that includes the development of varied, innovative activities to promote quality….Read more
As part of its “Partnerships at the heart of local issues” programme, Groupe Initiatives*, whose primary mission is to strengthen voluntary sector development practitioners, has decided to organize its seminars in Africa for the first time…Read more
Climate change has been a reality in both North and South for some years. Armed with the latest report from the Climate Change Expert Group (CCEG), which comes out this Friday, we need to sound the alarm and stress once again the urgent need for action.
That’s what GERES and nine other NGOs are doing by putting their names to an opinion piece in the French newspaper Libération, under the heading “Mr President of the Republic, the climate emergency is upon us, so what are you waiting for?”
Between 17 and 19 September, more than 5000 French and international stakeholders will meet in Paris at the 6th ConvergencesRead more
With a view to long-term production of carbon briquettes from coconut waste in Cambodia, GERES had transferred the social company SGFE to a young entrepreneur wishing to develop use of the technologies on a sustainable, socially aware basis.Read more
Between 50 million and 125 million people in Europe are estimated to be fuel poor. The Intelligent Energy Europe supported projects ACHIEVE and EC-LINC are pan-European actions aiming at developing large-scale energy advice services, towards low-income households facing difficulties with their energy bills…Read more
In correlation with the installation of a Resource Center in Leh, in the Indian Himalayas, GERES wants to capitalize on the relevance and quality of the projects conducted in this region. Three new publications have just been released and made available on our website concerning the capitalization of the PSH project recently carried out.Read more
The International NGO Forum in Mali (FONGIM) welcomes the resumption in aid announced by the vast majority of donors, but is keen to engage in dialogue with agencies operating in Mali and raise its concerns as regards development and emergency aid.Read more
Tuesday, April 30, the Energy Information Center Marseille Provence celebrated its 10 years of experience on the territory of the Urban Community of Marseille.Read more
A campaign promise of President F. Hollande, the national energy transition debate was launched in October 2012 and will continue until June 2013, feeding into the parliamentary debate on the energy transition planning act in the autumn. GERES will play an active role in the PACA region…Read more