This study seeks to set the stage for the creation and adoption of an ECOWAS regional legal instrument for conducting gender assessments of energy infrastructure projects, including extraction of fuel sources, storage, generation, transmission and distribution of energy, whether from solar, wind, biomass, fossil, geothermal, ocean, nuclear or hydro sources.
This webinar recording, “Addressing gender considerations in large-scale energy infrastructure polices and project development” is part of the GECCO Energy Webinar Series.
The ECOWAS region is dynamic and fast growing with many human and natural resources to its advantage, but it is also facing many challenges related to population, infrastructure, social services, security, migration, economy and environment.
While there have been efforts to address energy needs in developing countries by the global community, energy needs as related to women have been overlooked. Women are lagging behind their male counterparts in most indicators of socio-economic growth. Access to efficient energy is an essential element of economic development where women remain disproportionately affected. In […]