Workshop — Paris, France

World Energy Outlook 2008: Energy & Development in Sub-Saharan African Resource-Rich Countries


IEA informal brainstorming meeting.

Agenda and Participants


H.E. Namburete, Minister of Energy, Mozambique, with an introduction by H.E. Thorbjørn Gaustadsæther, Norwegian Ambassador to Mozambique

Opening remarks by Ambassador Arne Walther, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Neil Hirst, Director, Energy Technology Office, International Energy Agency

Session 1
Energy access needs in oil and gas-producing Sub-Saharan African countries
Chairman: Stephen Gitonga, Energy Policy Expert, UNDP-New York

Roundtable Discussion

Session 2
Oil and gas supply in resource - rich countries, expected revenues and domestic Consumption
Chairman: Petter Nore, Director, Oil for Development, Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation

Roundtable Discussion

Session 3
Revenue management – what works and what does not work?
Chairman: Luigi Tessiore, Decentralization & Local Governance Advisor, UNDPSenegal

Roundtable Discussion

Session 4
Overcoming structural and financial barriers and managing revenues to expand energy access
Chairman: Karin Lissakers, Director, Revenue Watch Institute, New York

Roundtable Discussion


Kamel Bennaceur, Energy Technology Expert, IEA