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Welcome to the new website of ECO Consulting Group. We have re-designed and streamlined our online services. On the basis of your familiar site navigation we offer quick and easy access to all ECO Consult's services. Visit our Recruitments page, browse our References or use our Database for more specific information. For corporate information please use our Downloads page. To be on the safe side, you may want to check your bookmarks.

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Welcome to the ECO Consulting Group

Future is our daily business

For over 20 years, ECO has been among Germany's leading international consultants for socio-ecological programme advice in official development assistance. Clients such as national and international financing agencies, NGOs and private business call on us in their efforts to promote sustainable livelihoods and combat poverty. To them, we offer specialized and integrated services.

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2014-09/ Renewable energies increasingly receive their well-deserved attention in Subsaharan Africa. At the recent New York Climate Change Summit the EC has signed a two-billion-Euro allocation in grants for renewable energies support in Africa, to be disbursed by 2020. The initiative is part of a 3.3 billion Euro proposition to back the EU's goal of providing access to sustainable energies for up to 500 million people, by 2030.

ECO Consult has advised a series of countries in the last two decades, on their ways to initiate or adjust woodfuel policies combined with promoting sustainable wood supplies and testing participatory land use management schemes. "The EU initiative is a welcome move to put more of the available expertise into practice", says ECO manager Dr. Steve Sepp.