H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma

Founder and CEO AbzeSolar S.A.

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ABOUT H.R.H. Princess Abze
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma is a Mossi Princess from Burkina Faso and a
direct descendant of Princess Yennenga, mother of the Mossi people and a
famous warrior in the 12th century.

She is:
- Chair of the H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma Foundation;
- Special Envoy of the President of Burkina Faso, Resource Mobilisation
for SDG's and Climate Change
- Ambassador for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency of Burkina
- Deputy head of delegation of the COP23 delegation of Burkina Faso
- Former Board Member of UNISDR Private Sector Alliance for Disaster
Resilient Societies
- President Senior Advisor External relations and Gender for the
Center Region Council of Burkina Faso
- Initiator and leader of the ‘MAMA-LIGHT ® Initiative for Sustainable
Energy”, a Worldwide program that provides access to affordable
energy for women, small business and children. It empowers the
informal sector, it drives the generation of new jobs and it creates a
sound basis for gender equality and women empowerment. The
program is selected by the United Nations as one of the 14 global
breakthrough solutions for achieving the new Sustainable Development
- Initiator of the Global Expertise Hub for the Informal Sector. The Hub
works with and on behalf of the informal sector and facilitates their
empowerment. It brings together the Bottom Up needs and challenges
with the Top Down actions in a structured and integrated manner.


H.R.H. Princess Abze AT SES 2019