Energy

Energizing Equality in the African Energy Sector

This post originally appears on the Power Africa blog, accessible here.  Sub-Saharan Africa is a global leader in gender mainstreaming in energy sector policy development. In a Global Gender Analysis of national energy frameworks, sub-Saharan Africa outperforms all other regions, with nearly three-quarters (73%) of its policies including gender considerations. National energy frameworks — the collection of […]

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AGENT Energy Webinar: Gender implications for energy infrastructure

Gender implications for energy infrastructure This webinar was held on 20 March, 2018. This webinar aims to deepen understanding of the social and gender considerations that surround the implementation of large-scale energy infrastructure projects, as well as to highlight good practices in the sector. Panelists will explore the diversity of opportunities to include gender throughout […]

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Blog: Energizing Equality in the Energy Sector

Energizing Equality in the Energy Sector By Maggie Roth and Maria Prebble Every day, millions of people flip switches to turn on the lights or warm up the house, while millions of others light candles or wood-fired stoves. While most people know that the source of the energy we use varies according to where we […]

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AGENT (GECCO) Energy Webinar: Addressing gender considerations in large-scale energy infrastructure policies and project development

AGENT (GECCO*) Energy Webinar: Addressing gender considerations in large-scale energy infrastructure policies and project development This webinar was hosted on Thursday, June 1st, 2017 Gender mainstreaming in the energy sector is taking place from national policies, to institutional reforms and project development, increasing energy access and providing a low emission development pathways for many around the […]

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AGENT (GECCO) Energy Webinar: Innovative Finance Mechanisms to Unlock Women’s Entrepreneurship and Energy Access

AGENT (GECCO*) Energy Webinar: Innovative finance mechanisms to unlock women’s entrepreneurship and energy access This webinar was hosted on Thursday, April 27th, 2017 Women face different—and sometimes greater—challenges than their male counterparts in entrepreneurship and asset acquisition. At times, social and cultural barriers may impede women from becoming landowners or from other assets, which hinders opportunities […]

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AGENT (GECCO) Energía Webinar: Herramientas de mitigación y consideraciones de género para la implementación de NDCs

La Serie de Webinars AGENT (GECCO*) Energía Presenta: Acciones climáticas: herramientas de mitigación y consideraciones de género para la implementación de NDCs Este webinar se llevó a cabo del 20 abril de 2017. En los últimos años se ha dado un viraje importante en cuanto al reconocimiento de la importancia que tienen las consideraciones de género en […]

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