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...

Green investment diagnostics for Africa: what are the binding constraints to investment in renewables in Kenya and Ghana?

Author(s) : Pueyo, Ana; Spratt, Stephen; Bawakyillenuo, Simon; Osiolo, Helen Hoka Publication date : June 2017 Publication type : Report Summary : The vast potential of renewable energy is failing to be realised in many African countries, in spite of the many pledges made by donors and...

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...

Energy and Development: The Political Economy of Energy Choices

Author(s) : Brown, Ed; Cloke, Jonathan Publication date : 17th April, 2017 Publication type : Journal article Journal : Progress in Development Studies The full article can be viewed here .

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...

eCook: What behavioural challenges await this potentially transformative concept?

Author(s) : Brown, Ed; Leary, Jon; Davies, Gillian; Batchelor, Simon; Scott, Gillian Publication date : 27 February 2017 Publication type : Journal article Journal : Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments Abstract : This paper aims to identify and understand the challenges that may...

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...

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