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Posted on on January 26th, 2009
by Pincas Jawetz (

From:        yvetogo at
Subject: Invitation à la Deuxième Semaine du Climat et des Energies Renouvelables / Invitation to the Second Climate and Renewable Energy Week, 6-15 Feb 09, Lomé, Togo
Date:         January 24, 2009

Dear Colleagues and solar friends,

the NGO Jeunes Volontaires pour l’Environnement, ENDA Tiers Monde, and the Togo Ministry of Mining, Energy and Water in partnership with Friends of the Earth-Norway (NNV) are happy to announce and invite you to the forthcoming CLIMATE AND RENEWABLE ENERGY WEEK, scheduled to take place in Lome and Sotouboua, Togo (West Africa), from 6-15 February 2009. This event is aimed at popularizing the use of the diversity of renewable energy products now available. One main part of this event, for which we particularly call for your participation is the FEEL 2009, the Green Energy Exhibition Fair, which will last 11-15 February, in the premises of the Exhibition Center of the Lome Big Market, that is indeed in the heart of the city. This event will draw about 50 differents exhibition groups and attract more than 5000 visitors.

This is a great opportunity for you to not only sell your products in the Togo new market as well as making business contacts and discovering new ways of overcoming current barriers we all face in these days.
Participants will have the chance to attend the Big Eco-Concert – have you ever tried green dancing?   – , a solar festival at the Beach of Lome, a Training Seminar on PV, an Exchange Workshop on the post-2012 climate regime as well as several other events.

We will be happy to provide you with accomodation including breakfast and lunch, local transport, and full media coverage. There will be no fees for the exhibition booth neither. All you will have to cover is your transportations costs to Lomé, Togo.

While we are still translating the background document in English, please take your time to fill in the registration form (see last page of the attached document) and send to us.
As stated in the document, we wil do our best to provide good translation   so that you too can have a full share in the event. Registration Deadline is 1st February 2009.

Please feel free to circulate this invitation among your network and thematic mailing list.

All your ideas, suggestions and comments are welcome.

Please do not miss this unique opportunity to build partnership and strenghten your network in other parts of the world. Please note that as per our event, Renewable energy include, solar, wind, water (excluding large dams), biomass (wood, community-led agrofuels) as well as energy efficiency (electricity, transport, heating, construction) and biogaz. Applications of hydrogen are also welcome in the exhibition.

Looking ahead to reading at the earliest

Solar greetings

Executive Director
Jeunes Volontaires pour l’Environnement
131, rue Ofé, Tokoin Casablanca
Box 8823, Lomé, Togo
Tel +228-2200112 Mobile:+228-9216740, Fax:+228-2220648

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