On Thursday March 12, ENERGIA, together with the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves and the International Center for Research on Women, hosted High Level event: “Energy Access as a Key Driver of Gender Equality “. The event celebrated International Women’s Day and commemorated Beijing +20. The objective of this event was to raise awareness among the global gender community, that access to energy is a critical driver of gender equality,… Read more >
Archives for March 2015
Check out our latest project update: an infographic displays the work we’ve been doing on gender-inclusive access to energy in Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan.
5. The role of the private sector in scaling up energy access Lead partner: Environmental Economics Policy Research Unit (EPRU), South Africa branch of Environment for Development, Sweden Professor Martine Visser is in charge at EPRU for this research area. Consortium: Nuru East Africa Ltd (Nuru) Nuru Energy is an award-winning, for-profit social enterprise providing off-grid energy to rural markets. Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) – Rwanda Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)… Read more >
4. Energy sector reform Lead Partner: Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), Switzerland Laura Merrill is in charge at the Global Subsidies Initiative of IISD for this research area. Consortium: Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDs), Bangladesh BIDS is an autonomous public multi-disciplinary organization which conducts policy oriented research on development issues facing Bangladesh and other developing countries. Integrated Research and Action for Development (IRADe), India… Read more >
3. The political economy of energy sector dynamics Lead Partner: M.S.Swaminathan Research Foundation, India Dr. Govind Kelkar is in charge at the M.S.Swaminathan Research Foundation for this research area. Consortium: Centre for Rural Technology, Nepal Centre for Rural Technology, Nepal (CRT/N) is a professional non-governmental organization engaged in developing and promoting appropriate rural technologies effective in meeting the basic needs and improving livelihood of rural people.