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17.03.2023 News High-level Climate Action in Colombia
German Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action Robert Habeck visits the RAC Training Center SENA in Colombia where various GIZ Proklima projects support the training of refrigeration and air conditioning technicians.
13.03.2023 News Successful Trainings underlining the importance of the RAC sector in Zimbabwe
Hands-on trainings for Customs Officers on detection of illegal cooling substances and Training of Trainers in refrigeration.
10.03.2023 News Fit for the future: training for lady cooling technicians in Senegal
ROCA conducted two trainings for Senegalese female technicians on climate-friendly cooling and business creation to fight the huge challenges they face when trying to integrate into the labour market.
08.03.2023 News Women in Grenada are championing change in the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning sector
Hon. Kerryne James Minister of Climate Resilience Environment and Renewable Energy in Grenada is leading by example in environmentally friendly and energy-efficient air conditioning while promoting change in the traditionally male-dominated fields.
07.03.2023 News Impact of the Colombian NSP for the domestic refrigeration sector as told by its final beneficiaries
The project, in implementation since January 2019, is reaping the fruits of its four years of implementation.
05.03.2023 News Cool Talks PBH: "Gender Equality: Challenges and Opportunities of the HVAC-R sector"
Priscila Baioco is president of the Women's Committee of ABRAVA – Brazilian Association of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Heating, National Sales Manager (Insulation) at Armacell Brazil and postgraduate in the area of Business Management. She talks in this interview about the importance of joining forces to expand female participation in the HVAC-R sector – Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration in Brazil.
27.02.2023 News Green Cooling in Ghana: pioneering a KliK Foundation Article 6 project to introduce Green Air Conditioners
On February 16 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Energy Commission (EC) of Ghana, in cooperation with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, invited national stakeholders to a consultation workshop in Accra, Ghana.
20.02.2023 News Womenpower at Nairobi technical Training Institute
GCI held a successful girls day for the Female RAC Technicians at the Nairobi Technical Training Institute. The girls interacted during the training on safe handling of Natural refrigerant and proved that, although it can be scary and occasionally difficult for women to enter a traditionally male-dominated field, it is still possible for them to excel and hold leadership positions in the RAC sector.
13.02.2023 News Ad-hoc Working Group Meeting of CooPSA in South Africa
On the 31st of January 2023 representatives of the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE), the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE), South African Bureau of Standards (SABS), South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) and the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) met to discuss for the first time with GIZ and GFA Consulting Group the status quo and way forward of the Cooling Program for Southern Africa (CooPSA).
20.12.2022 News Brazing as a valuable skill in controlling leakages from refrigeration and air conditioning appliances
The Green Cooling Initiative is currently organizing a series of trainings in Kenya with a focus on brazing for appliances using natural refrigerants such as R290. This will enable technicians in Kenya to improve their knowledge and experience of brazing and how to deal with the natural refrigerant R290, therefore leading to less direct emissions.