1. The two leaders , Indian PM and Nigerian President agreed to work closely, bilaterally, regionally and globally to combat the twin threats of terrorism and climate change.
2. The two sides signed an agreement under which India would provide a Line of Credit of $ 92 million for rehabilitation and improvement of Zanzibar’s water supply system.
3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with ‘Solar Mamas’, a group of nearly 30 rural women solar engineers from six African countries, who have been trained under India’s developmental support for harnessing solar energy. These women are calles as Solar Mamas.
The ‘Solar Mamas’, who come from across Africa, are trained at the Barefoot college in Rajasthan’s Tilonia village or the centre in Tanzania. These women have been trained to fabricate, install, use, repair and maintain solar lanterns and household solar lighting systems in their villages.
About Barefoot College
Under Government of India-supported programmes, the college in Rajasthan has been promoting and training rural women solar engineers from Africa in household solar lighting systems.A barefoot women vocational training college in Zanzibar Islands of Tanzania and other countries in Africa has also been setup for imparting solar electrification skills and distributing solar kits.These colleges also support various entrepreneurial skills such a bee-keeping and tailoring among others.