9 December 2021,10:00 - 16:30hrs, Osnabrück
Kick-off event: It’s time for Africa
Africa - Continent of Opportunities: Energy, Science and Infrastructure

Together with the EurAfrica Institute Osnabrück, the Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt, the GreenTec Capital Africa Foundation and the Centre for Business and Technology in Africa, the series “It’s time for Africa” was launched on 9 December. During the day-long conference, numerous speakers gave interesting insights into the fields of energy, science and infrastructure.


10:00 Greeting Prof. Markus Große Ophoff, Centre for Environmental Communication of the German Federal Foundation for the Environment (BDU)

10:15 The Image of Africa in the German Media, Michael Hafemann

10:45 Video talk with Zeno Fleck and his partners in Mauritius on solar energy

11:30 Oliver Schmid M. Sc., Institut für Kälte-, Klima- und Umwelttechnik, Hochschule Kalsruhe

12:00 Contimi S. Kenfach, 3 E’s 4 Africa e.V., Education | Empowerment | Ecofriendliness

12:30 Buffet lunch with interesting opportunities for discussion at the stands, among others

13:30 Opening by Prof. Stefan Liebing, Centre for Business and Technology in Africa: “Africa in German Science”

14:15 Video talk with Prof. Dr. Andreas Freytag, University of Jena / Stellenbosch: Science in Africa

15:00 Moving image as a development policy tool. Social Globe Projects, Lena Tenhagen

15:25 Projects, ideas and start-ups in Africa, Bienvenue Angui, GreenTec Capital Africa Foundation gGmbH

15:50 Closing remarks Sabine Odhiambo, German Africa Foundation



You can find all recordings of the event in the following YouTube playlist:

01Begrüßung DBU Große Ophoff EurAfrica Institute – YouTube

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