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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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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
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Attention Investors: African Entrepreneurs Are Restoring Land and Making Profit

  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • forest restoration
  • Kenya
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
Caroline Kariuki co-founded GreenPot Enterprises to help farmer-investors plant bamboo and restore degraded land in Kenya. Photo by Will Anderson/WRI.
  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • forest restoration
  • Kenya
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
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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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  • 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
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For Small Businesses in Africa, Climate Resilience Is an Economic Opportunity

  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • restoration
  • Business
Herders with cattle in Tigray, Ethiopia. Mohammed Bakarr / GEF
  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • restoration
  • Business
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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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Radio Helps Niger Farmers Bring Life Back to Their Land

  • Forests
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
Restored landscapes now thrive across Niger. Credit: Gray Tappan/USGS
  • Forests
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
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To Regreen Rwanda, Empower Farmers. Here Are 5 Ways to Begin

  • forest restoration
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
Minister of Environment Hon. Vincent Biruta at a restoration project in Rwanda.
  • forest restoration
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture

ADVISORY: WRI Hosts 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize Winners

  • Equity
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • Equity
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
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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
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • sustainable development
Tanzania solar
  • Equity
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • sustainable development
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Many Industries Can Find Water-Energy Connections Somewhere in Their Value Chains

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Gender
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • water stress
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Gender
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • water stress

RELEASE: African Countries Launch AFR100 to Restore 100 Million Hectares of Land

  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • restoration
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • restoration

STATEMENT: WRI Calls International Solar Alliance "A Shining Example"

  • India
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • solar
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • solar
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Can Clean Distributed Energy Solutions Close Africa’s Access Gap?

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Economics
  • development
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • solar
Solar speciality shop in Gulu, Uganda. Photo by James Anderson/Flickr.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Economics
  • development
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • solar

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