hs4sd Hydropower for Sustainable Development 2011 will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 31 March – 1st April 2011. Invited are high-level policy makers, regional planners, civil society representatives, industry leaders and the financial sector who will gather to discuss solutions for sustainable development in Africa, and the role that sustainable hydropower can play in solving water and energy challenges.
The conference programme will comprise four themes:
- Africa renewable energy potential, including hydropower development in Ethiopia
- Regional cooperation for water and energy, including transboundary issues.
- Sustainability and good practices
- Finance and investments
The conference aims to give participants an opportunity to exchange on regional perspectives, experiences and responses that are pertinent to the themes.