Photo caption: Members of the IESE Business School, Spain, Prof Ahmad Rahnema and Dr. Ricardo Barcelona meeting with the Dr. George Njenga, DVC Research and Quality Assurance, Dr. Melba Wasunna (Director SEIC), Dr. Edward Mungai (Associate Dean-Doctoral Programmes), Geoffrey Rono (Manager, SERC) and Jonah Mngola (Deputy Director, SEIC).”
IESE Business School and Strathmore University will be working together on an Energy Consumption research, as part of a knowledge transfer program. The program focuses on four critical areas of Energy Consumption which are; Power Generation; Transportation; Cooking Fuels; and Fertilizer Production. This research will involve personnel drawn from Strathmore Business School, Strathmore Energy Research Centre and Strathmore Extractives Industry Centre (a research centre under Strathmore Law School).
The initiative is through the project; EmPOWERing Africa, funded by the Fuel Free Foundation. This falls shortly after its inauguration on September 28th 2015 during the Clinton Global Initiative’s Annual meeting in New York. This project is the first of its kind in Africa, and it is anchored on the assertion that by creating the conditions necessary to provide alternative renewable energy to oil and gas, nations can be able to enjoy tremendous economic, health and environmental benefits devoid of overdependence in fossil fuels.