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Energy Access Is Key to Sub-Saharan Africa's Economic Recovery

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electric grid
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • Finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • renewable energy
A young South African woman holds up a cloth face mask next to a sewing machine.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electric grid
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • Finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • renewable energy
Insights

For the Millions of East Africans Who Need Electricity Most, Data Shows Renewable Energy Is a Viable – and Affordable – Solution

  • mapping
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
Electricity has far-reaching impacts on people's livelihoods. This Tanzanian tailor can sew at night thanks to solar power. Photo by Theo Steemers/USAID
  • mapping
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
Insights

Congo Basin Deforestation Threatens Food and Water Supplies Throughout Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Women model the handmade baskets they use every day in Malolo 2, Republic of Congo.
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Initiatives

Energy Access Explorer

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Data

INFOGRAPHIC: Experience the Unequal Ways Communities and Companies Get Land Rights

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
News

RELEASE: Report: Tanzania Mini-grid Sector Doubles with Bold Policy Approach

  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • Energy Access
  • sustainable development goals
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • Energy Access
  • sustainable development goals
Insights
sales agents for solar power systems in Tanzania
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • Energy Access
Insights

1.2 Billion People Lack Electricity. Increasing Supply Alone Won’t Fix the Problem

  • Equity
  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Pharmacy in Monrovia
  • Equity
  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Insights

PODCAST: Electrifying Africa

  • Energy
  • podcasts
  • electric grid
  • Energy Access
A farmer showcases her solar power in Kenya.
  • Energy
  • podcasts
  • electric grid
  • Energy Access

Can We Restore 350 Million Hectares by 2030?

  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
Woman in African field
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
Insights

“Pay-As-You-Go” Solar Could Electrify Rural Africa

  • Equity
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Tanzania solar
  • Equity
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Insights

3 Myths and Facts about Forest and Landscape Restoration

  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • deforestation
  • mapping
In Rwanda, 85 percent of the population makes a living from subsistence farming of degraded, formerly forested lands. Photo Credit: Gates Foundation/Flickr
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • deforestation
  • mapping

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