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The United Nations SDG-Fund has approved a $45 million programme that will transform Zimbabwe’s renewable energy drive.
IRENA and the International Labour Organisation have agreed to promote employment for women and men in an inclusive energy transition.
The Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP) is requesting proposals (RFP) from innovative companies and entrepreneurs in sub-Saharan Africa’s renewable energy sector for a funding opportunity. Deadline 29 October 2021.
To achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in developing and emerging economies, there needs to be a substantial increase in funding flowing to these areas. The risk many, especially the private sector, associate with investing in emerging markets acts as a hindrance to this.
Timed to coincide with the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science today (11 February) and to inspire more female students to study and work in science, the GCRF START grant has announced the results of its three-year project launched in March 2019.
The Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP) has invested $1,364million (£1million) into a renewables-powered battery rental company targeting off-grid communities in West Africa.
The AfDB has approved a $5 million investment in the SPARK+ Africa Fund to deliver clean cooking solutions across Africa.
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has launched a new publication in response to common questions about environmental issues.
Four billion people around the world still lack access to clean, efficient, convenient, safe, reliable, and affordable cooking energy, a new World Bank report finds.