Innovation, technologies and research

Investment in innovation, technology, and research is essential for economic development and social progress in the region. With this, CENN strives to produce new knowledge, increase economic competitiveness, and enhance the quality of life and social well-being.

CENN promotes innovation and new technologies in various sectors, including waste management, agriculture, energy, and climate change via technical support and sub-grants. We pilot creative and renewable solutions that demonstrate positive impacts on the environment and cost-effectiveness to spur inclusive economic growth and improve development outcomes.

CENN also conducts research and analysis to advance the use of data and evidence in decision-making. Our work ultimately empowers communities, the private sector, and governments to make informed decisions and find innovative solutions.

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