UNESCO Chair in Renewable Energy and Environment (524), established in 2001 at the University of Zambia (Zambia).


Renewable Energy; Environment.


  • The purpose of the Chair shall be to promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of renewable energy and environment.
  • It will serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University and other institutions in Southern Africa.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Natural Sciences.


Prof. Prem C Jain, UNESCO Chairholder

University of Zambia, School of Natural Sciences
UNESCO Chair in Renewable Energy and Environment

Email:pjain(at); prem.jain(at)

Work Phone - 260 1 29 38 09
Fax - 260 1 25 39 52
Street - P.O. Box 32379
City - Lusaka