Scaling-Up Access to Integrated Sustainable Modern Energy Services for Poverty Reduction (2007- 2012).

The programme intends to increase access to sustainable modern energy services in order to improve livelihood assets of the target communities in rural areas. The programme has already carried out activities in more than forty (40) villages located in eleven districts of six regions of Tanzania.

The programme is in the process of procuring equipment for installing Energy Services Platforms (ESPs) and Sustainable Energy Enterprises Centre (SEEC) and practicing jatropha farming. A feasibility studies have been undertaken in villages identified for this programme.

Integrated Sustainable Modern Energy Services for Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction

This is a four-year programme (2007-2010) with the main objective of scaling-up access to modern energy technologies and services in rural and urban areas of twenty-one districts in eight regions of Tanzania.

The regions are Arusha, Coast, Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro, Mwanza, Rukwa, Shinyanga and Tanga. The programme has developed institutional framework of energy development at local levels, created capacity for technicians and entrepreneurs, improved information systems and developed capacity for producing and using sustainable modern energy technologies and services