Resources: Webinars

Smart Villages webinar, 31 August 2017: 'Scaling up distributed renewable energy for healthcare in India’

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The webinar can be viewed here . This month, Smart Villages and LCEDN partnered with Power for All to deliver a webinar about the nexus between universal healthcare (SDG3) and universal electricity access (SDG7). As a follow up to our February webinar, “Healthy villages are smart villages”, we...

Smart Villages webinar, 26 July 2017: ‘Off-grid but online: ICT in the last mile’

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26 July 2017, 14:00 GMT onwards. Webinar topic: ‘Off-grid but online: ICT in the last mile’. The webinar can be viewed here ICT is clearly a game changer both for on-grid and off-grid areas of the world. With smartphones, people in remote, “last mile” areas are increasingly gaining access to the...

Smart Villages webinar, 22 June 2017: 'Reaping the benefits of energy access: gender, policy and practice'

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22 June 2017, 14:00 GMT onwards. The webinar topic was ‘Reaping the benefits of energy access: gender, policy and practice’. The webinar can be viewed here In this webinar, we were joined by several speakers who spoke about their experience with gender & energy policy and practice in the...

Smart Villages webinar, 30 May 2017: 'A breath of fresh air: What's next for clean cookstoves?'

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The webinar can be viewed here . Clean cookstoves have made great strides in recent years, helping to solve the huge challenge of indoor air pollution, the fourth biggest health risk in the developing world. This is an urgent task: 1.9 million people die each year around the world from exposure to...

Smart Villages webinar, 16 March 2017: 'Refugees and energy: Meeting the needs of refugees and displaced people'

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The webinar can be viewed here . In this webinar, we focused on the needs of displaced people and refugees – whether internally displaced, asylum seekers living in camps, or other situations. What are their energy needs? What happens when a temporary camp becomes a permanent home? What are the...

Smart Villages webinar, 16 February 2017: 'Healthy villages are smart villages: Health, energy and development'

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The webinar can be viewed here . Healthy villages are smart villages – places where people can live healthy lives with longer lifespans, fewer childhood illnesses and deaths, and greater well-being. In this webinar, we thought about the intersections of health and energy. Indoor air pollution...

Smart Villages webinar, 19 December 2016: 'Growing smart villages: Agriculture and energy for development'

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The webinar can be viewed here . 70% of the world’s poor live in rural areas. Many of them rely on agriculture for their incomes. Equally, many of them lack access to energy. But what if they can access energy – and apply it to their livelihood? In this webinar, we heard from several speakers who...

Smart Villages webinar, 22 November 2016: 'Going off the grid: Disaster, resilience, and off-grid energy'

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The webinar can be viewed here . When disaster strikes, a community’s ability to respond and recover is tested, whether it is affected by a flood, an earthquake, a drought, a tsunami, or a hurricane, and whether it is located in a rural, urban, or peri-urban area. In this webinar, we brought...

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