At the upcoming Asia Clean Energy Forum (ACEF), ENERGIA will play a more active role than ever before. More on this, and on some central issues that will be discussed at ACEF, in a conversation with Soma Dutta, the Program Coordinator of Women Economic Empowerment Program. Why and in what way is ENERGIA taking part in ACEF? ENERGIA has engaged in several of these forums, and that is because ACEF… Read more >
Date: 1 June 2017
Time: 10:00 EST / 16:00 CET
GECCO Energy Webinar Series Thursday, June 1, 2017 from 10:00 EST / 16:00 CET Register for the webinar here:https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8038909225026883842 Gender mainstreaming in the energy sector is taking place from national policies, to institutional reforms and project development, increasing energy access and providing a low emission development pathways for many around the world. It has been a central pillar of the commitments towards achieving universal access to modern energy and recognized… Read more >
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 >
At the outset of the ENERGIA sponsored advocacy project in Senegal, Energy 4 Impact reported that energy laws and regulatory and policy documents did not take gender into account. Instead, generic expressions such as “access to modern forms of energy and electricity in rural areas”, “energy access for all” or “vulnerable persons” appeared in those texts. By the end of 2015, only six months into the project, our partner in… 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.