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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
  • 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
  • renewable energy

Developing Cities Need Cash. Land Value Capture Can Help

  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • cities
  • finance
  • Urban Development
People walk on and around an outdoor escalator at a train station in Shenzhen.
  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • cities
  • finance
  • Urban Development
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For the Millions of East Africans Who Need Electricity Most, Data Shows Renewable Energy Is a Viable – and Affordable – Solution

  • maps
  • 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
  • maps
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
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In Kenya’s Rural Health Clinics, Business Performance and Renewables Go Hand-in-Hand

  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • public health
  • renewable energy
  • solar
Joyce Onyino and patients at her health clinic in rural Kenya
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • public health
  • renewable energy
  • solar
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How Distributed Solar Helps Pregnant Women in Rural Kenya

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • health
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
  • solar
Maasai woman
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • health
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
  • solar
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A New Fuel Source Can Power Kenya’s Industries While Saving Forests. So Why Isn’t it Taking Off?

  • Forests
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • biofuels
  • Energy
  • Kenya
Baobab tree on the edge of Kenyan farmland
  • Forests
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • biofuels
  • Energy
  • Kenya
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African Countries Aim to Restore 100 Million Hectares of Degraded Land

  • degraded lands
  • Climate Resilience
  • finance
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • restoration
Forest landscape restoration in Ethiopia
  • degraded lands
  • Climate Resilience
  • finance
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • restoration
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More than 2,000 Chinese companies have invested in Africa, including in natural resource extraction, finance, infrastructure, power generation, textiles, and home appliances. Photo credit: World Bank/Flickr
  • finance
  • Business

ADVISORY: Can the World Bank Meet Sustainability and Governance Challenges?

  • world bank
  • finance
  • climate change
  • sustainable development
  • world bank
  • finance
  • climate change
  • sustainable development

The Green Climate Fund: From Inception to Launch

  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • Green Climate Fund
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • Green Climate Fund

The Difficulty of Defining Adaptation Finance

  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • finance
Climate change threatens Arabica coffee plants in Colombia. Credit: CIAT/flickr
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • finance
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