Project Title

Co-designing energy communities with energy poor women in urban areas; case studies in Kenya, Uganda and South Africa (Co-DEC)

Introduction

Co-designing energy communities with energy poor women in urban areas; case studies in Kenya, Uganda and South Africa(Co-DEC)

This is a collaborative project funded by LIRA2030 (Leading Integrated Research for Agenda 2030 In Africa). LIRA2030 is a five-year programme supported by the ICSU-ISSC-NASAC consortium, and is aimed at supporting collaborative research projects led by early-career researchers across Africa.

The main investigators in the project are:

  1. Dr. Amollo Ambole as Principal Investigator Living lab UoN
    School of the Arts and Design
    University of Nairobi, Kenya.
  2. Dr. Kareem Buyana as Co-Investigator Urban Action lab
    Makerere University, Uganda
  3. Prof. Josephine Musango as Co-Investigator
    Urban Modelling and Metabolism Assessment (uMAMA) Research Group School of Public Leadership
    Stellenbosch University in South Africa
  4. Prof. Madara Ogot as Project Advisor
    Living Lab UoN
    Director of Research, Production and Extension University of Nairobi, Kenya

The project is funded by:
International Council for Science (ICSU) in partnership with the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC), with support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida).