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

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electricity
  • economy
  • agriculture
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • manufacturing
  • renewable energy
A young South African woman holds up a cloth face mask next to a sewing machine.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electricity
  • economy
  • agriculture
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • manufacturing
  • renewable energy
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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
  • health
  • sustainable development
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Closing Sub-Saharan Africa’s Electricity Access Gap: Why Cities Must Be Part of the Solution

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • Africa
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
power line in Kenya
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • Africa
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
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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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PODCAST: Electrifying Africa

  • Energy
  • podcasts
  • electricity
  • Energy Access
A farmer showcases her solar power in Kenya.
  • Energy
  • podcasts
  • electricity
  • Energy Access
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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.
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations

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
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
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
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
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4 Insights on Unlocking Finance for Clean Energy Access in Africa

  • Energy
  • climate finance
  • electricity
  • governance
  • renewable energy
  • scaling environmental entrepreneurship
  • solar
Lighting for the base of the Pyramid. | Photo Credit: Frank van der Vlueten, Flickr 2009
  • Energy
  • climate finance
  • electricity
  • governance
  • renewable energy
  • scaling environmental entrepreneurship
  • solar

Global Efforts to Tackle Poverty and Climate Change Must Come Together

  • Climate
  • Food
  • climate change
  • equity
  • governance
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
This week, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon will address two of the most pressing challenges of our time: poverty and climate change. Photo credit: M. DeFreese/CIMMYT
  • Climate
  • Food
  • climate change
  • equity
  • governance
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
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Helping Clean Energy Entrepreneurs Turn on the Lights in Poor Countries

  • Energy
  • Business
  • electricity
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • governance
  • improving electricity governance
  • India
  • investment
  • Kenya
  • mobilizing clean energy finance
  • Philippines
  • renewable energy
  • scaling environmental entrepreneurship
  • solar
  • Energy
  • Business
  • electricity
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • governance
  • improving electricity governance
  • India
  • investment
  • Kenya
  • mobilizing clean energy finance
  • Philippines
  • renewable energy
  • scaling environmental entrepreneurship
  • solar

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