was held in Tunis from 2nd until 4th December. It was organized by the Desertec University Network (DUN) e.V.
to explore and foster the use of RE in the agriculture sector.
Workshop: Sustainable Energy Use in the Agriculture and Food Industry
On the second day of the conference, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH organized a workshop on the use of renewable energy in agriculture and food processing. The presentations can be downloaded further below; three GIZ projects presented and engaged in the workshop:
- 1. DMS: The project “Developing the solar energy market”, that coordinated and moderated the workshop, outlined the business potentials in the developing solar energy market in Tunisia.
- 2. HERA: The programme "Poverty-oriented Basic Energy Services" presented worldwide potentials and challenges of smallholder agriculture.
- 3. PAEGC: Supported by the GIZ, the programme "Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development" presented its Second Global Innovation Call which is designed to source innovative technologies and business models at the intersection of clean energy and agriculture and incited the audience to profit from knowledge sharing on Energypedia.