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  • Woman silhouetted in front of gas flare

    SUNGAS: Ensuring sustainable energy access in Nigeria

    The SUNGAS project brought partners together to ensure access to energy and community-based energy facilities in some of the poorest communities in Nigeria

    20 October 2020 | Project | Energy
  • A man in Uganda stands by a digger sitting next to a dirt road.

    US Supreme Court dims a light in corporate accountability

    A recent US judgment is a setback in efforts to improve corporate accountability, but promising developments elsewhere are creating new opportunities.

    1 May 2013 | Blog | Land acquisitions and rights
  • A girl studies under the light of a rechargeable solar lamp

    Improving people’s access to sustainable energy

    1.3 billion people have no electricity and 2.7 billion people do not have clean and safe access to energy for cooking. This means that around 40% of the world’s population breathe in toxic smoke created when burning charcoal, wood, coal or animal waste to cook their food.

    26 October 2012 | Project | Energy
  • Privatising Nigeria’s power sector

    The fumes of Lagos are fuelled by cheap petrol. Nigerians are more addicted than most – not only to their cars, but also to the millions of fuel-guzzling privately-owned generators powering homes and businesses. About two-thirds of all electricity produced in Nigeria is created by ‘backyard’ generators — at a cost to families and businesses of (US) $13 billion a year. They are used because the electricity grid is broken; electricity generation capacity is woefully below demand.

    27 January 2012 | Blog | Energy
  • Business models for sustainable development

    Market-based activities are now recognised by governments, business and development agencies round the world as potential solutions to major sustainable development challenges – reducing poverty, enhancing livelihoods, protecting ecosystems, tackling climate change, and meeting the Millennium Development Goals.

    10 May 2010 | Article | Energy
  • PLA 44 cover

    PLA 44: Local Government and Participation

    1 June 2002 | Article | Monitoring, evaluation and learning
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