What is the Future of Appropriate Technology?

Event Date: 

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 2:00pm

Event Location: 

  • UCen State Street Room

Boureima Kabre is the Founder and Director of Burkina Energy and Appropriate Technology of (BETA), a locally run social enterprise promoting sustainable energy access in rural communities of Burkina Faso, West Africa. BETA has successfully installed over 4000 solar panels and lamps in rural areas of Burkina Faso. Mr. Kabre will discuss his efforts to launch local production of renewable energy products as a means for greater economic and gender empowerment in rural communities.

Presented by the UCSB Center for Black Studies
Co-Sponsors : The Global Environmental Justice Project, The College of Engineering, The MESA Program, Division of Social Sciences
Questions? Contact  Dena Montague at denamontague@ ucsb.edu