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Integrated Planning Helps Kenya Close its Energy Access Gap

  • Clean Energy
  • electricity
  • electricity grid
  • solar
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
  • Energy Access
Kenya village
  • Clean Energy
  • electricity
  • electricity grid
  • solar
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
  • Energy Access
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Missing Links Between Electricity Access and Development Priorities in Africa

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electricity
  • development
  • agriculture
  • health
  • sustainable development
Nurses care for newborns at a maternity hospital in Sierra Leone. Photo by Dominic Chavez/World Bank.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electricity
  • development
  • agriculture
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Initiatives
Silas Matoke and his wife Yordana Yawate, pose for photograph as they harvesting sago known as 'pangkur' on the banks of the Tuba river in Honitetu village, West Seram regency, Maluku province, Indonesia on August 22, 2017.
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Energy Access Explorer

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Goldman Prize Winner Alfred Brownell Stopped Palm Oil Companies from Destroying Liberian Forests

  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • Africa
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • sustainable development
Alfred Brownell on a street in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • Africa
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • sustainable development
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1.2 Billion People Lack Electricity. Increasing Supply Alone Won’t Fix the Problem

  • Equity
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
Pharmacy in Monrovia
  • Equity
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
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“Pay-As-You-Go” Solar Could Electrify Rural Africa

  • Equity
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Energy Access
  • investment
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • sustainable development
Tanzania solar
  • Equity
  • Energy
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Addis Ababa Agenda: Bold Sustainable Development Vision to Be Backed Up by Action

  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Photo by Henrik Berger Jørgensen/Flickr.
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  • sustainable development
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Why Community Land Rights Belong in the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Equity
  • International Climate Action
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • Latin America
  • millennium development goals
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The proposed Sustainable Development Goals leave out a critical component of improving rural livelihoods—securing community land rights. Photo credit: Jane Boles, Flickr
  • Equity
  • International Climate Action
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • Latin America
  • millennium development goals
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  • sustainable development goals
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Tracking Climate Finance in Developing Countries: Easing the Way Forward

  • Climate
  • climate investment funds
  • climate finance
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
  • UNFCCC
Kenyan farmers discussing changes in the climate and weather. The lack of an internationally agreed definition of climate finance makes it difficult to monitor and report climate finance flows. Photo Credit: CGIAR/Flickr
  • Climate
  • climate investment funds
  • climate finance
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
  • UNFCCC
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Lessons from Mexico: Mobilizing Investment in Wind Power

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate investment funds
  • climate finance
  • mobilizing clean energy finance
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
Thanks to government-led programs supported by international partners, Mexico installed 1240 MW of wind generation capacity by 2012. Photo credit: neusbordas/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate investment funds
  • climate finance
  • mobilizing clean energy finance
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
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Lessons from South Africa: Mobilizing Investment in Renewable Energy

  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • mobilizing clean energy finance
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
When it comes to renewable energy, South Africa has considerable, unrealized potential. Some estimate that wind power generation potential in South Africa could reach 80.54 TWh, which could be realized with an installed capacity of 30.6 GW. Photo credit: Lollie-Pop/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • mobilizing clean energy finance
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development

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