Capacity building, training and support

Teaching optimization techniques applied to the climate mitigation challenge in Benin.

2018-ongoing

Client: Institute of Mathematics and Physics in Dangbo (Benin) supported by the World Bank through the African Center of Excellence in Mathematical Sciences and Applications

This school is supported by several operational research societies around the world and short courses are delivered by international scholars and practitioners to young researchers and professionals from African countries with outstanding performance in the areas of operations research (OR), machine learning, systems engineering and applied mathematics. It is providing one-day trainings on optimization techniques applied to the climate mitigation challenge, the basics on energy technology systems analysis, the representation of systems using linear programming, the TIMES optimization model generator and the scenario analysis approach.

Other projects in this category

2020-2022

Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) Colombia: consolidation of sector GHG emission scenarios and assessment of abatement costs

Client: The Flemish Institute of Technology Research in Belgium for the World Bank, with the Universidad de los Andes (Colombia)

2019

Capacity building to build an optimization model and secure energy future in Ethiopia

Client: International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington D.C. (USA)