ARPEDAC aims to demonstrate and advocate the sustainable use of technology to reduce poverty in Central Africa Sub-region general and in the Cameroon in particular. Our mission is to improve the quality of life of low income people in the Central Africa Sub-region through Energy Efficiency Technologies including improve stove, and through use of sustainable, safe and affordable energy small scale off-grid electricity technologies supply and services. Regarding indoor smoke alleviating technologies, ARPEDAC is doing research, capacity building and raising awareness on waste to energy (fuel briquette), improve stove, ventilation system to improve indoor air quality. ARPEDAC is also carrying on research and advocacy to create favourable policy to improve low cost homes, including waste management (briquette from waste, biogas from human manure and waste), waste water recycling systems.
ARPEDAC is a non-profit association involved in research and promotion of services and technologies related to energy efficiency and renewable energy in the Economic Community of Central Africa.
- 10 water solar pumps for schools
- 1000 Bio-sands filters for clean water
- 1000 improve stoves for poor family/ schools
- 300 m3 Biogas plan for cooking/lighting for poor family/ schools
- 1000 low energy bulbs / poor families
- 1000 Alternative water boiler Tech (Low Cost Solar Thermal ) / poor families
ARPEDAC is working to establish a market-based institutional delivery system of IAP alleviating technologies. To create demand, our focus is on awareness creation, credit facility, increase access to quality and smooth supply of products and income generation. To ensure supply, focus is on credit facility, training on manufacturing and business management, and support in marketing strategy.
Our Contribution to the Partnership
Relevant Publications or Studies
(i) Research on low income Household Energy Needs in Yaoundé 2, Cameroon