Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN) was awarded the ADB Civil Society Partnership Award on May 5, 2017, during the 50th Annual ADB Meeting held in Yokohama, Japan. RSPN received the award for the implementation in Buthan of the regional project “Improving Gender-Inclusive Access to Clean and Renewable Energy in Bhutan, Nepal, and Sri Lanka”, coordinated by ENERGIA. Read more at: http://www.rspnbhutan.org/rspn-wins-adb-civil-society-partnership-award/ More information on the project can be found… Read more >
Access to energy is critical for women’s economic empowerment: not only can it free up time for other economic activities, but it also offers opportunities to engage into new roles and gain control over economic decisions. Energy 4 Impact’s Alessandra Moscadelli wrote a blogpost entry for Oxfam’s Women’s Economic Empowerment in Agriculture Knowledge Hub. Read the full entry here.
The latest edition of the Sustainable Energy for All Newsletter brings a recap of the SEforALL Forum that took place earlier this month and brought together over 1,000 high-level representatives from government, business, civil society and international organizations from 110 countries. Read the full newsletter. ENERGIA’s highlights from the SEforALL Forum are available here.
Sheila Oparaocha, the International Coordinator and Programme Manager of the ENERGIA International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy, has been confirmed as the newest addition to Energy 4 Impact’s Board of Trustees. Read more
Energy poverty is acute in many parts of rural Senegal, but 160 women entrepreneurs in Tambacounda are mobilising to provide access to modern energy and transform the life of thousands of families in remote communities. Read more