This webinar recording, “Gender equality in the energy sector: Understanding how renewable energy contributes to empowerment” is part of the GECCO Energy Webinar Series.
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 […]
Communities in remote, rural areas traditionally lack access to conventional power sources. As these communities have to rely on kerosene or firewood for basic energy needs, pressure on the local environment have increased dramatically having a negative impact on the global environment. It is estimated that one rural family in Africa typically burns 60 liters […]
Founded in 2010, Solar Sister brings affordable solar lamps and small solar systems to communities in East Africa. Using an Avon-style distribution system, Solar Sister creates vital access to clean energy technology by building and extending the supply chain through women’s rural networks.
Although women often rely on natural resources for subsistence and economic well-being, their participation in resource management is low. This manual provides guidance on Adaptive Collaborative Management implementation techniques. It includes specific examples and information on how community members can share these techniques with others. Within the context of ACM’s more inclusive form of resource […]