WISIONS of Sustainability

The main objective of WISIONS is to make clean energy a default solution for basic energy needs in developing regions, by helping local partners to identify successes and bring them to scale through regional networks, marketing and demonstration. Read more about WISIONS activities, goals and background.

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Meet the WISIONS Team at the Tropentag 2015 in Berlin

News from WISIONS posted on September 2nd, 2015

The WISIONS team will participate in this year’s Tropentag from 16 - 18 September at the Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany. The conference theme is "Management of Land Use Systems for Enhanced Food Security - Conflicts, Controversies and Resolutions". Read moreMinimize

The annual Conference on Tropical and Subtropical Agricultural and Natural Resource Management (Tropentag) is a development-oriented and interdisciplinary conference. It addresses issues of resource management, environment, agriculture, forestry, fisheries, food, nutrition and related sciences in the context of rural development, sustainable resource use and poverty alleviation worldwide.

The WISIONS team will present a research poster on "Community-led Innovations for Sustainable Land Use – Lessons from the Association of Indigenous and Peasant Producers (ASPROINCA) of Riosucio in Colombia".


Meet the WISIONS Team at the 5th World Sustainability Forum in Basel

News from WISIONS posted on August 19th, 2015

The WISIONS team will participate in the 5th World Sustainability Forum from 7 – 9 September 2015 in Basel, Switzerland. Read moreMinimize

The forum aims to be a platform for researchers to present and engage with research-relevant stakeholders on issues relating to sustainability. The event will be structured in three thematic areas: "Sustainable Science, Technology, and Energy", "Sustainable Consumption, Lifestyles, Mobility, and Cities" and "Sustainability in Economics, Business, and Management". 

The WISIONS team will present the following keynote lectures:

7th September, 16.15 – 17.45: "Practitioners Knowledge Exchange and Networks in the Global South – A Sustainable Path to Foster Innovative Energy Know-How?" (Stream 4)

8th September, 08.30 – 10.30: "Biogas Innovations through Grassroots Movements. Learnings from the Latin American Experience" (Stream 3)

9th September, 15.15 – 16.15: "Delivery Models for Sustainable Energy Technologies – What are Feasible Approaches in Developing Regions?" (Stream 1)

More information on the 5th World Sustainability Forum, including the whole conference programme, is available on the SciForum website.


New: The WISIONS YouTube Channel

News from WISIONS posted on August 17th, 2015

We have recently created our own WISIONS YouTube channel where we will share existing and upcoming videos documenting our SEPS project and exchange activities.Read moreMinimize

Over the course of the last years, many of our project partners have documented their work and achievements in videos to accompany their written reports. While some of our partners maintain their own YouTube channels, many of these videos have not been published yet.

In order to share these videos, the WISIONS team has now set up a YouTube channel. Around six videos from different projects are already online, and we will constantly update our library with new submissions. 

To watch and to subscribe to our channel, please visit WISIONS of Sustainability on YouTube.


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