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Online Seminar on Sustainable Energy in Mozambique, 22 February 2024

Online Seminar on Sustainable Energy in Mozambique, 22 February 2024

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo will organize an Online Seminar on Sustainable Energy in Mozambique on Thursday 22 February 2024.

According to the World Bank, Mozambique’s electrification rate in 2021 is still 31.5% (77.4% urban and 3.8% rural). The Mozambican government has a national electrification strategy that aims to increase energy access through grid connected systems and off grid and become an energy hub in the SADC region.

The seminar highlights the potential of sustainable energy sources such as hydropower and renewable energy. In the keynote speech, the Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) will introduce an overview of the sustainable energy sector in Mozambique. In the panel discussion, the latest development related to off-grid power generation systems and funds availiable will be discussed in the purpose of identifing technologies and investments needed from Japan.

Seminar Outline

Date:               Thursday, 22 February 2024
Time:              16:30-18:00 (Japan) / 9:30-11:00 (Mozambique)  
Venue:             Online (Zoom)  
Organizers:      UNIDO ITPO Tokyo
Language:       English – Japanese (Simultaneous interpretation)


Programme (tentative)

MC:  Mr. Nandio Durao, Advisor in Mozambique, UNIDO ITPO Tokyo

16:30    Opening Remarks
             Mr. Jose Antonio Justino Nhalungo, Charge d’Affaires ad interim
             Embassy of the Republic of Mozambique

16:35    Keynote Speech
             Ms. Olga Utchavo, Director of the Renewable Energy Office
             Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM)

16:45    Panel discussion
             Moderator: Mr. Jaime Comiche, UNIDO Country Representative in Mozambique

             Mr. Filipe Mondlane, Energy Economist, National Energy Fund (FUNAE)
             Ms. Helena Macune, Executive Director, Association for Renewable Energy (AMER)
             Mr. Marco Correia, Industrial Association of Mozambique (AIMO) / Board Member of Duys Mozambique
             Mr. Mitsuru Fukushima, Managing Director, Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Mozambique (CCIMJ)
                 / Chief Country Representative in Republic of Mozambique & Republic of South Africa, Mitsui O. S. K. Lines Ltd.

17:55    Closing Remarks             
             Ms. Fumio Adachi, Head, UNIDO ITPO Tokyo 




For more information, please contact:

Ms. Imazu/ Ms. Horiguchi, UNIDO ITPO Tokyo