This research is focussed on the gendered use of energy in the street food sector in Rwanda, Senegal and South Africa. ENERGIA explores the links between use of modern energy services (MESs) and empowerment of men and women in the street food sector.
The main objective of this study is to contribute to the formulation of a gender-aware energy policy, which could help to overcome gender-inequality in national energy policy by developing and defining the main characteristics of gender-aware nation al energy policy and analyzing under which conditions such a policy can be realized.
The paper identifies some key issues of how energy plays a role in transforming women’s lives.
The paper aims to discuss in general the role geothermal energy should play in mitigation and adaptation to climate change in Kenya and how its utilization can meet different gender economic requirements at the micro-level.