Getting to Gender Equality in Electricity Infrastructure: Lessons from Electricity Generation, Transmission, and Distribution Projects sets out to examine the social and gender footprint of large-scale electricity generation, transmission…
January 19 2018
The Lao People's Democratic Republic, has scored a remarkable achievement. In just over two decades, from 1995 to 2017, it managed to increase national access to electricity from 16 percent to more than 90 percent of the population.
September 30 2017
This paper explores the linkages between gender, energy, and poverty and the empirical evidence on these linkages - with an emphasis on electricity and cooking energy.
January 1 2017
The Trung Son Hydropower Project (TSHP) was designed with a strong gender action plan for the implementation of its large livelihood, minority, and resettlement program. While the plan and overall aim were considered very good practice,…
June 30 2016
The AFREA gender and energy program has been supporting activities in six countries: Senegal, Mali, Benin, Tanzania, Kenya and Zambia. As part of this work, a Gender and Energy Capacity Building and Knowledge Exchange workshop was held in…
April 7 2015
In the energy sector, the gender dimensions of access to services, exposure to risks, and access to benefits are being increasingly recognized as important elements to be considered for effective policy making and project design. In…
August 5 2013