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  • The Clean Cooking Manifesto, signed by over 65 high-level personalities and organisations from across Africa and Europe, urges governments, development partners and the private sector to adopt a collective action agenda on clean cooking, to ensure that billions around the world can prepare food in a safe, clean and affordable way.

  • Energy is a critical component in the economic growth of any country. The Kenya Vision 2030 identifies energy as one of the enablers of national development. Enhanced access to energy sources improves living conditions through provision of water for industrial and agricultural productivity; better health; education; security; and environmental sustainability. This policy is designed to […]

  • This report presents the main findings of an empirical study that is part of a project entailing both evidence building and stakeholder networking and engagement. The project is a collaboration in the area of gender and modern energy cooking services between ENERGIA and the Modern Energy Cooking Services (MECS) programme and is managed by Loughborough […]

  • Empowering women and improving their status are essential to realizing the full potential of economic, political and social development. At the center of the Sustainable Development Goals for 2030 is Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. Goal 5 includes measures relevant to the energy sector, including to end all discrimination […]

  • In the last few years, gender issues have increasingly been recognised as critical to energy access initiatives. Underscoring the importance of access to energy, or the lack thereof, and its impacts on women and girls, the first two years of the Decade of Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) are dedicated to a global campaign on […]

  • The Government of Indonesia is considering reform of its consumer subsidies for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) due to its rising fiscal cost: IDR 25 trillion (USD 1.9 billion) in 2016: around half of its total energy subsidy expenditure. Subsidized 3-kg LPG cylinders are currently available to all citizens. Reforms are likely to target the subsidy […]

  • This research project has focused on poverty, gender, energy and health issues in the state of Himachal Pradesh (HP) in India, a mountainous state, where the energy uses include space and water heating requirements. Moreover, there is effort involved in walking with headloads of fuelwood over hilly terrain, often at high altitudes. Does the policy […]

  • Women are on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic. They need modern and affordable energy to keep up the fight and support the recovery, to make their communities and businesses more resilient for the next pandemic. The coronavirus crisis is putting an unprecedented and enormous strain on the global economy and public health systems, and […]

  • The five-year research programme on gender and energy (2014-2019), coordinated by ENERGIA, was supported by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) as part of its Sustainable Energy, Access and Gender (SEAG) programme. The objective of the programme was to generate and analyse empirical evidence of the links between gender, energy and poverty, and to […]