All articles for the topic: sustainable livelihoods approaches

Developing Solutions

Alfred Ofosu Ahenkorah, Executive Secretary of the Ghana Energy Commission and REEEP Deputy Chair, and REEEP Director General Martin Hiller, write in UNEP's Our Planet about the challenge of balancing development priorities with environmental concerns in creating sustainable energy policies.

Cambodia workshop brings Asian perspective on universal energy access

The United Nations Foundation’s Energy Access Practitioner Network held a workshop “Towards Universal Energy Access: An Asian Perspective” in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from 16-18 March, 2013.  The workshop brought together around 120 practitioners representing the private sector, civil society and policy makers at both international and national levels. It was supported by the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP), the Blue Moon Fund and the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Mini Grid Development in Africa

Improving access to modern energy services in rural areas in developing countries remains a major development priority. While many countries continue to pursue ambitious and often challenging grid connection programmes, there is increasing interest in decentralized generation and distribution through mini-grids.


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