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Capacity assessment and capacity development in the sub-sector of rural electrification through renewable energy

Capacity assessment and capacity development in the sub-sector of rural electrification through renewable energy


Capacity assessment and capacity development in the sub-sector of rural electrification through renewable energy.
Focus: Hydropower, Photovoltaic Systems, Wind and Biomass

Duration

2009 - 2011 (6 Month)

Location

Afghanistan / Germany

Client

GTZ - Renewable Energy Supply for Rural Areas (ESRA)

Description / responsibilities

  • Identification of the capacity gaps and the definition of thereto relating capacity development (CD) objectives for the levels: Individual - Organizational – Network – System;
  • Enable subsector authorities and funding agencies to decide on strategy for rural electrification through renewable energies so that it is commensurate with the implementation capacity in the sector;
  • Establish more firm collaboration modalities between several actors in the subsector, based on a joint understanding of capacity and constraints;
  • Enable authorities to approach other important stakeholders (e.g. Ministry of Finance) to propose remedies for institutional constraints that cannot be solved at subsector level;
  • Design of an implementation oriented Capacity Development Plan and the institutional development of the Directorate of Renewable Energy (MEW, KABUL);
  • Outline and guidance for an Awareness Campaign for Rural Electrification covering the components “presence” – “sensitisation”, “orientation” and “motivation”);
  • Preparation of 5 dissemination and development workshops in the area of Capacity Development;
  • Support in the identification and assessment of possible training providers incl. writing of TOR for different measures (for local and international training providers).
  • Support ESRA in designing consistent indicators, outputs and operation plans

Position

Senior Advisor, Trainer