The data and stories presented here are intended to help illuminate the potential of solar lanterns to improve livelihoods in rural Tanzania and beyond.
This research captures data from 174 organizations, programs, and policy instruments that are already engaged in gender equality, social inclusion, and women’s empowerment at the intersection with sustainable energy and climate change.
Women and girls stand to benefit the most from the availability of sustainable, affordable and renewable energy sources.
This note presents the Power to the Poor Program piloted by the Rural Electri cation Project (Phase 1 and 2) in Lao PDR. The program provided poor households with interest-free loans that enabled them to obtain a connection to the grid and wire their dwellings. House- holds headed by women were a focus of the program.
In this webinar, we’ll be joined by several speakers who will speak about their experience with gender & energy policy and practice in the context of rural development. We’ll be guided by questions such as – what must still be done at the policy level to ensure that women and girls have access to energy – and that they benefit from this access?
Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2017 presents the status of renewable energy employment, both by technology and in selected countries, over the past year.
This webinar recording, “Innovative finance: Unlocking women’s entrepreneurship and energy access” is part of the GECCO Energy Webinar Series.
This document focuses on how to incorporate a gender perspective in operations that support the construction, operation and maintenance of medium- and large-scale renewable wind, solar, geothermal and hydroelectric energy installations connected to the grid for purposes of power generation.
In 2015, ICRW conducted a qualitative assessment in Tanzania to better understand whether and how being a Solar Sister clean energy entrepreneur impacts women’s and men’s lives at the individual, family, and community levels.
This publication highlights key issues on women’s livelihoods and employment in the renewable energy sector, and provides practical guidance, including checklists and indicators, on integrating gender into the renewable energy project cycle.