Short Course on Geothermal Development for Decision Makers from Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia 2013

The Geothermal Training Programme (GTP) is operated within Orkustofnun (The National Energy Authority of Iceland). Orkustofnun became an Associated

Short Course on Geothermal Development for Decision Makers from Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia 2013

held in Naivasha, Kenya, 26 - 30 November


Year

2013 (5 days)

Location

Kenya

Total participants

23

Partners

  • Geothermal Development Company (GDC)
  • Icelandic International Development Agency (ICEIDA)
  • Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen)
  • Nordic Development Fund
  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Target group

Decision makers from Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia


Description

The UNU-GTP held a Short Course on geothermal development for decision makers from Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia in cooperation with Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) and Geothermal Development Company (GDC) at Lake Naivasha in Kenya from 26 to 30 November.  The Icelandic International Development Agency was the main source of finance for the course, but co-financing was also contributed by the Nordic Development Fund. 

The Short Course covered the basics of geothermal exploration and development and was attended by 23 participants from the three countries, i.e. Malawi (7), Tanzania (7), Zambia (8), and UNEP (1), with lecture support coming from ÍSOR – Iceland GeoSurvey, GDC, KenGen and UNEP.

Division

UNU-GTP | Orkustofnun, Grensásvegi 9 | IS-108 Reykjavík, Iceland | unugtp@unugtp.is | Tel: +354 569 6000 | Fax: +354 568 8896