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The ECOWAS Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) partnered with the Clean Energy Solutions Center (Solutions Center), the African Development Bank and other institutions to develop a Situation Analysis of Energy and Gender Issues in ECOWAS Member States. Through a systematic approach to assess interlinked gender and energy issues in the region, […]

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Trócaire programmes have been addressing gender issues in numerous ways throughout Trócaire’s history and take pride in the many successes of our partnerships in highlighting gender imbalances and applying interventions to redress them. Trócaire has a specialised gender team with six programmes and also mainstreams gender throughout all its activities from policy to implementation. Rural […]

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The Visakhapatnam OSRAM CFL project involves the distribution of approximately 700,000 long-life compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) to households in the district of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India. In the district of Visakhapatnam CFLs are being distributed at low or no cost to grid-connected customers of the Eastern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh Ltd. Approximately 670,000 […]

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In August 2009, TaTEDO signed a one-year contract with ETC Foundation to mainstream gender into the Upscaling Access to Integrated Modern Energy Services for Poverty Reduction (UAIMES-PR) programme. This contract was to implement the ENERGIA Phase 4 programme intervention strategy on Mainstreaming Gender in Energy Projects. Through this strategy, ENERGIA aimed to address the general […]

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This document is about the important role of gender mainstreaming in the microfinance work conducted by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). IFAD works to ensure that poor rural women and men are empowered to achieve higher incomes and improved food security. Rural microfinance is one way to work toward this goal. This guide is intended as an overview of gender issues for rural finance practitioners. 

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Guidelines on renewable energy technologies for women in rural and informal urban areas

The guidelines on renewable energy technologies for women in rural and informal urban areas seek to inform women as key actors about the different potential uses of renewable energies in many areas of their daily lives. Along with hands-on guidance on how to assess available renewable energy technologies, these guidelines are intended to support women in their effort to choose renewable energy technologies appropriate to their particular situations. 

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