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  • Re-thinking gender and energy: Old and new directions

    Women/gender and energy has emerged as one of the critical pathways for linking energy interventions to the Millennium Development goals. Yet, despite many efforts, energy poverty is widespread, and gender inequality exits at every level of the energy sector. At the same time, most poverty assessments and research exclude energy. This paper is addressed primarily […]

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  • From the millennium development goals towards a gender-sensitive energy policy research and practice: empirical evidence and case studies – Synthesis report

    This synthesis report presents the results of an ENERGIA/UK Department of International Development (DfID) research project on “Gender as a key variable in energy.” The project brought together some of the world’s foremost experts on gender and energy in a Collaborative Research Group on Gender and Energy. The group included policy researchers from France, Kenya, […]

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  • Gender perspectives on Energy for CSD-9: Draft position paper including recommendations proposed by the ENERGIA Support Group and the CSD NGO Women’s Caucus

    The sectoral focuses of CSD9 are energy and transport, both key elements in the drive towards sustainable development. Sustainable energy policy should concern sustainable access to sustainable energy. In considering sustainable energy options, the access to these by different groups in the population is sometimes overlooked. This paper sets out the reasons, both from a […]

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  • Report on the ninth session-CSD9

    Commission on Sustainable Development Report on the ninth session (5 May 2000 and 16-27 April 2001)

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  • Africa-Europe Foundation Clean Cooking Manifesto

    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.

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  • Kenya’s National Gender Policy

    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 […]

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  • Cooking with Gas: 2018 Update – Why women in developing countries want LPG and how they can get it

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  • Special Feature SEAR: Energy Access and Gender – Getting the right Balance


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  • Where Energy is Women’s Business: National and Regional Reports from Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Pacific

    By presenting the national papers and regional reports included in this volume, ENERGIA is providing specific country-level analyses and policy recommendations on energy and gender. In many developing countries, especially in the poorest areas, most energy currently comes from traditional biomass fuels such as wood, charcoal and agricultural wastes – and collecting and managing these […]

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  • Mainstreaming Gender in the Energy Sector – Training Manual

    This manual is designed to support training of planners and programme managers in energy ministries, utilities and private sector companies involved in energy infrastructure project to increase their capacity to bring gender aspects of energy into the planning cycle. There is also a need to encourage gender specialists to increase their involvement in the energy […]

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