Workshop in Weimar 29-30 September 2011


The purpose of the two-day Africa Re:Load workshop was to bring together a selected group of Ethiopian & German partners from the private and public sectors to generate ideas on green economic development, green technologies & innovation in Africa.

Some of the main outcomes:

  • The establishment of an online learning platform to facilitate crosscontinental public and private cooperation as well as the exchange of skilled personnel between Ethiopia and Germany (“brain gain”)
  • Regional cooperation on low-cost architecture (East Africa and Germany)
  • Piloting of different forms of lowcost sustainable buildings and local production plants for green buildingmaterials in Addis Ababa
  • “Business Bootcamps” to facilitate exchange and collaboration between young entrepreneurs in Ethiopia and Germany

Enjoy a video-snapshot 
Leaf through the africa re:load brochure

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