Feasibility Study for the establishment of a Centre for

            Renewable Energies in the context of the Programme

            “Biodiversity and Forests – Programme Biodiversité et forêts PBF”

             in DR Congo

General objective of the PBF is protection of biodiversity, sustainable management of tropical forests and improvement of the living conditions in protected areas and adjacent zones. The Centre is expected to bring together the different relevant stakeholders (networking), coordinate activities, offer training, develop innovative and affordable products/ideas, marketing of Renewables and energy efficient products, attract micro-finance options for entrepreneurs etc.


DR Congo, Bukavu and South Kivu

Project Period:

Nov 2013 – Dec 2013

Services Provided:

Assessment, Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Preparatory works and feasibility study for the establishment of a “Promotion Centre for Renewable Energies” in South Kivu for the “Biodiversity and Forest Programme PBF in DR Congo”

Name of Client(s):

GIZ, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

Description of the Project:

Stakeholder analysis (individual interviews and visiting of current activities) and assessment of ongoing activities; workshop with all relevant stakeholders (universities, NGOs, commercial enterprises, government structures etc.) to present the preliminary analysis and to discuss the potential structure and activities of the Centre; elaboration of a concept for the Centre for Renewable Energies: main objective and tasks, beneficiaries, activities, location, budget, business plan etc.; development of an implementation plan / road map; propose financing option for the Centre and related activities; risk analysis

Results: All required elements for the establishment of a Centre for Renewable Energies are well prepared (general concept, business plan, road map etc.) and can be used for the establishment of the Centre as an institution which facilitates innovation, networking, training and distribution of information.