E-BulletinESMAP E-Bulletin | November -December, 2016 End of Year Issue
ESMAP Joins the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction at COP22
During COP22's Buildings Day in Marrakech, ESMAP joins a coalition of more than 80 key players who have expressed their commitment to the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GABC) to scale up the implementation of ambitious actions towards the "below 2° C" pathway in the sector.
Incorporating Gender Analysis into Accessibility Planning for Transport in Dhaka Opens Doors for Women and Vulnerable Groups
With ESMAP's funding, women groups in Bangladesh will benefit from comparable levels of transportation accessibility. Through the AFREA and ASTAE Gender and Energy programs, more than 20 project teams have integrated gender into project design or policy dialogue.
Investing in the Power Sector despite High Uncertainty in Afghanistan
Increasing access to energy services is key to Afghanistan's efforts to boost economic growth and increase energy security. A study funded by ESMAP examined how best to invest in the energy sector amidst Afghanistan's high level of uncertainty, guiding future World Bank investment.