IDCE Students Profiles

Nontobeko Mlangeni (ES&P '2012)

Nontobeko Mlangeni (Swaziland) currently works for the Renewable Energy Association of Swaziland as senior programs officer. Mlangeni graduated from the University of Swaziland with a B.A. in social sciences, with majors on geography, environmental science and planning, as well as public administration. Her main research interest is in the area of energy especially with regards to the poor in developing countries. The most recent projects she has successfully delivered include; the National Energy Policy Implementation Strategy (NEPIS) project which aims to translate the National Energy Policy into concrete actions that will facilitate its implementation; and The Renewable and Efficient Energy for Poverty Alleviation (REEPASA) project which looks at the development of appropriate policy and finance tools to increase the deployment of Renewable Energy technologies and to promote the rational use of energy for poverty alleviation.