OVERVIEW OF SUPPORT : The SARDC provides information support to the SADC Energy Thematic Group. With support from the Austrian Development Agency, the SARDC produces several information and knowledge products meant to facilitate dialogue among energy stakeholders and information exchange. Among the information products are a bi-monthly newsletter, a weekly news features service, and the SADC Energy Portal. The portal provides a platform for sharing initiatives by ICPs active in the SADC energy sector.
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TA TO SADC ENERGY:
|Project/Programme||Start||End||Financial Support||Type of Support||DAC/CRS Code||Partners/Co-financing|
|No 1: Communicating Energy in Southern Africa||2014-04-01||2016-06-01||0.40M€||Assistance to SADC Secretariat, Energy Division in communicating energy results in SADC Region||-||SADC/ Austrian Development Cooperation|
|No 2: Gender Mainstreaming in Renewable Energies in the SADC Region||2015-10-01||2018-09-01||0.50M€||Political Advocacy, Capacity Building, Feasibility Studies, Lobbying for Gender Mainstreaming||-||SADC/ Austrian Development Cooperation|
|No 3: Communicating Energy in Southern Africa (Extension Phase)||2016-07-01||2017-06-01||0.175M€||Assistance to SADC Secretariat, Energy Division in communicating energy results in SADC Region||-||SADC/ Austrian Development Cooperation|
Expected outcome, indicators of project/programme in ICP Regional Energy Support:
No. 1: Functional network platform for information-sharing and knowledge dissemination established.
No. 2: Coordinated regional actions and priorities for gender mainstreaming in the renewable energy sector.
No. 3: Same indicators as No. 1, excluding SADC Energy Monitor.
Achievements, indicators of project/programme in ICP Regional Energy Support:
No. 1: Implementation in progress. Most outputs produced and while work is at an advanced stage for the production of the SADC Energy Monitor and Investment Year Book.
Outcomes/Results in ETG Action Plan, indicators:
Outcome/Result Area 4, Activity 1: Secured additional support from ADA for continued activities under Project 1. Current activities under Communicating Energy in Southern Africa run until June 2016. Extension of Project 1 runs until June 2017. Also secured support from ADA for implementation of a project on Mainstreaming Gender in SADC RE Sector which will run until September 2018.
Outcome/Result Area 4, Activity 3: SADC Energy Portal regularly updated but would require constant supply of information from ICPs and other ETG members