India

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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The Bagepalli CDM Biogas Project involves the construction of approximately 5,500 two-cubic-metre capacity biogas digesters in households in the area (“Taluk”) of Bagepalli and other nearby Taluks in the Kolar District, Karnataka, India. The digesters, which utilise the dung of household cows, produce methane gas from the anaerobic breakdown of organic waste. The resulting methane […]

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This book of case studies represents a collaborative effort to explore the potential of biofuels to provide sustainable livelihoods and local sources of energy for people in rural areas of developing countries, with a special emphasis on women. Although there are many forms of bio-energy that can be useful in this regard, our focus in […]

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Power and energy in India have both everything and nothing to do with women. Fossil-fuel subsidies might appear to have even less to do with women and gender relations. Yet their reform could have negative impacts, while at the same time representing an opportunity for women and Indians’ access to modern forms of energy. This […]

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Briefing Note 4 – Social and Psychological Impact of Limited Access to Sanitation: The link between MHM and reproductive tract infections, and between WASH practices and pregnancy SHARE / WSSCC Research briefing notes – Impact of Inadequate Access to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) facilities on women and girls in India and Bangladesh The SHARE […]

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Briefing Note 2 – Sanitation Vulnerabilities: Womens stresses and struggles for violence-free sanitation SHARE / WSSCC Research briefing notes – Impact of Inadequate Access to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) facilities on women and girls in India and Bangladesh The SHARE Research Consortium and the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) formed a research […]

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