The Luxembourg Agency for Development Cooperation (LuxDev) in Praia, Cabo Verde, and the Centre for Renewable Energy and Industrial Maintenance of Cabo Verde (CERMI) are pleased to announce a Training of Trainers on Solar Thermal, under the Project “Strengthening the Regional Position of CERMI” financed by the European Union and implemented by LuxDev, in close collaboration with the CERMI.

The Training of Trainers on Solar Thermal will be held at CERMI, Praia, Cabo Verde, from 11th to 22nd of November 2019.

The two-week training will be delivered, in English, by internationally recognized specialists, covering both theoretical concepts and practical aspects of solar thermal technology.

Candidates must be trainers from English speaking ECOWAS countries (Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Gambia) + Guinea Bissau and Cabo Verde Training Institutions, with teaching experience on solar thermal, or solar thermal experts interested in becoming trainers in the field.

The selection of candidates will be made based on predefined criteria, in order to ensure the expected quality of the training and the necessary balance between countries. Female applications are strongly encouraged.

Candidates coming from the target countries training institutions are required to apply to the referred Training of Trainers on Solar Thermal, by filling in /completing the attached survey and uploading their Curriculum Vitae.:

The on-line application is opened until 06th of October 2019.

LuxDev will cover the following costs of the selected participants:

  • An economy class, round-trip ticket;
  • Accommodation and full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner);
  • Local transportation (hotel-CERMI-hotel).

Selected candidates will be contacted by the 25th  of October 2019.

Observatory Country: 

Cape Verde
Sierra Leone