Nairobi, Kenya 14 October 2017: The Department of Infrastructure and Energy of the African Union organized an evaluation workshop on the Geothermal Risk Mitigation Facility (GRMF) operationalization and a kick-off meeting of the 5th GRMF Application Round, followed by field visits to geothermal projects, from 10th to 13th October 2017 in Kenya.

The evaluation workshop and a kick-off meeting of the 5th GRMF Application Round took place on the 10-11 October in Nairobi, while the field visits were organized on the 12th for Menengai drilling site (near Nakuru) and on 13th for Olkaria site (near Naivasha).

Seventy five (75) participants took part in the workshop including officials and experts from GRMF eligible countries (Burundi, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia), representatives of the African Union Commission, Development Partners (KFW, DFID, BGR and New Zealand MFAT) and geothermal developers (public and private).

Please find here the related press release.

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