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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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Attention Investors: African Entrepreneurs Are Restoring Land and Making Profit

  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • forest restoration
  • Kenya
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • sustainable 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
  • sustainable agriculture
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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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For Small Businesses in Africa, Climate Resilience Is an Economic Opportunity

  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • business opportunity
  • adaptation
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • restoration
  • sustainable business
Herders with cattle in Tigray, Ethiopia. Mohammed Bakarr / GEF
  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • business opportunity
  • adaptation
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • restoration
  • sustainable business
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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

  • Africa
  • forest restoration
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
Minister of Environment Hon. Vincent Biruta at a restoration project in Rwanda.
  • Africa
  • forest restoration
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
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RELEASE: Report: Tanzania Mini-grid Sector Doubles with Bold Policy Approach

  • Energy
  • mini grids
  • Energy Access
  • sustainable development goals
  • Energy
  • mini grids
  • Energy Access
  • sustainable development goals

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
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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

Scaling Up Regreening to Restore Degraded Land: Six Steps to Success

  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • restoration
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • restoration

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

5 Big Energy Stories of 2013

  • Equity
  • climate change
  • equity
  • governance
  • millennium development goals
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
President Barack Obama at the DeSoto Next Generation Solar Energy Center (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)
  • Equity
  • climate change
  • equity
  • governance
  • millennium development goals
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals

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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Outcomes of Johannesburg

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