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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
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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
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Q&A: One Woman Aims to Save Kids’ Lives by Redesigning the Roads They Walk

  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • road safety
  • poverty
  • health
  • Health & Road Safety
Ayikai Charlotte Poswayo
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • road safety
  • poverty
  • health
  • Health & Road Safety
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Urban Transformations: In Tanzania’s Capital, Safer Children Mean Better Neighborhoods

  • Urban Transformations
  • road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • health
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
Children in Dar es Salaam
  • Urban Transformations
  • road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • health
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
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PODCAST: How an App Saves Chimpanzees in Uganda

  • forest monitoring
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
Rangers using Forest Watcher.
  • forest monitoring
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
Insights
sales agents for solar power systems in Tanzania
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • Energy Access
Insights

Forest Watcher Brings Data Straight to Environmental Defenders

  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
Rangers checking Forest Watcher. Photo by Lilian Pintea
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
Insights

USAID Climate Action Is a Great Investment for the United States

  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
Flooded street in Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
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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
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“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

Why Are Women Left Out of Land Decisions, Despite Gender Equity Laws?

  • Equity
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • land rights
Indigenous women, Philippines
  • Equity
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • land rights
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Improving Freedom of Information in Uganda

  • Equity
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • freedom of information
  • fossil fuels
  • public participation
  • Equity
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • freedom of information
  • fossil fuels
  • public participation