Africa

SEI to highlight technology uptake, land rights and sanitation at Development Research 2016

SEI to highlight technology uptake, land rights and sanitation at Development Research 2016

At a major conference at Stockholm University focused on the 2030 Agenda, SEI researchers will showcase new ideas that link local solutions to the Sustainable Development Goals.

‘Win-win’  strategies to help older people face climate change

‘Win-win’ strategies to help older people face climate change

As our society ages, we must recognize that the elderly are more vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, and help them become more resilient.

Kenya blazes a trail to more sustainable charcoal – and better livelihoods

Kenya blazes a trail to more sustainable charcoal – and better livelihoods

The government is trying a new approach: working with organized and registered charcoal producers to modernize their trade.

What makes an ‘improved’ stove worth using? Insights from India

What makes an ‘improved’ stove worth using? Insights from India

Early results from a project offering electric, gas and efficient wood cookstoves suggest only aspirational technologies really appeal – but how much they’re used remains to be seen.

Women are central to Africa’s energy transformation

Women are central to Africa’s energy transformation

Dependence on traditional biomass for household energy imposes a huge burden on women in sub-Saharan Africa – but women also play a key role in modernizing energy systems. Thomson Reuters Foundation, UK

In the Mekong Region, climate change poses real threat to food security

In the Mekong Region, climate change poses real threat to food security

Climate change is resulting in severe negative impacts on many food-producing areas of the Mekong Region, posing risks of food insecurity.

Air pollution beyond safe limits in Nairobi’s informal settlements, finds study

Air pollution beyond safe limits in Nairobi’s informal settlements, finds study

The concentrations of harmful particles from burning wood and charcoal as well as from vehicles and industrial plants in the informal settlements of Nairobi exceed WHO recommendations for a healthy environment for human beings, says a new SEI study.

Can county-level energy planning give the people a stronger voice? Lessons from Kenya

Can county-level energy planning give the people a stronger voice? Lessons from Kenya

A new study examines how county governments can achieve meaningful citizen participation to better understand and meet energy end-users’ needs.

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