Liz Mcdaid is the coordinator of the Global Green Grants Fund advisory board in Southern Africa
She attended and helped develop training material for a workshop on women’s rights run by an organisation that works with women and mining, called WOMIN. The Green Connection’s Liz McDaid worked with WOMIN specifically to develop resource material on renewable energy and energy justice and promote energy security for women. Women Building Power report.
Liziwe McDaid presented at the International Association for Impact Assessment – South Africa (IAIA-SA) conference of impact assessors. Her topic was nuclear and coal distracting from climate change adaption.
IAIA-SA conference delegates
A snippet below of Liziwe’s presentation.
The long awaited AIDC-commissioned research – RENEWABLE ENERGY: WHERE ARE THE JOBS – A Critique Of The Government’s Socio-Economic Programme – will be launched at AIDC at 18.00 on the 28th.
Liz McDaid, the well-known researcher and social activist, will introduce her research findings and recommendations. The meeting will be Chaired by Tasneem Essop, former Provincial Minister of Environment, Planning and Economic Development in the Western Cape and a current member of the National Planning Commission.
There will also be lots of time for questions and discussions, which can include Eskom’s threatened closure of 5 coal mines which Eskom claims to be a direct consequence of the government’s renewable energy programme.
For further information contact
Dominic Brown or Jeff Rudin
021 447 5770
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