Partners for Innovation
Partners for Innovation (based in the Netherlands and in Niger) is a consultancy founded in 2004. We are specialized in initiating, preparing, supporting, and implementing projects and policies in the field of sustainable bioenergy and agroforestry in Sub-Sahara Africa.
We have successfully carried out assignments for the European Commission, national governments (e.g. The Netherlands, Ghana, and Mozambique), development organisations (e.g. SNV, Oxfam Novib, and WWF), and private sector.
Adoption / Behavior Change, Capacity Building, Carbon Finance, Climate/Environment, Finance / Investment, Institutional Cooking, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy Development, Research, Standards, Technology and Fuel R&D
Technologies & Fuels
Biogas, Biomass (Ag. Residue, Processed Biomass, etc.), Crop residues, Electricity, Ethanol / Alcohol, Pellets / Briquettes, Solar, Wood
Other Technologies Fuels
biofuels, wind, hydro
Clean Cooking Activities
Partners for Innovation employs eleven experts and works with several associated experts throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.
Our experts and associated experts have 5-25 years’ experience and have undertaken studies and missions in Ghana, Madagascar, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Mozambique, Senegal, South-Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Our associated experts have worked in a great number of other countries as well, e.g. Burkina-Faso, Kenya, Rwanda, and Tanzania.
The focus of our projects is on developing policies and building capacities in the field of sustainable production of biomass and bio-energy in combination with a business approach.
Our services can be summarised as follows:
- Bioenergy project and policy development and evaluation
- Business plan development and finance
- Sustainability assessment, due diligence and pre-certification services for companies
- Training, capacity building and curriculum development
In addition to the above mentioned expertise and experience we have worked on renewable energy and agroforestry projects in several countries in Africa and South-East Asia.
We would like to participate as service provides, being able to support both the alliance, its partners and beneficiaries. If needed we are willing and able to invest (time and or money) in projects and businesses ourselves.
Regions Operating In
Europe and Central Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa
Country Based In
Niamey (Niger), Avenue Yantala, YN 156, Porte 1098
Amsterdam, 1019 AH
Primary Point of Contact
Name: Mr. Emiel Hanekamp
Title: senior expert
Phone: +31 20 620 05 11
Secondary Point of Contact
Name: Ms. Rakiatou Gazibo
Phone: +227 96 26 12 05Request an Edit to This Profile