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How Ghana is strengthening its climate plan

With the first five-year milestone of the Paris Agreement approaching, Ghana has begun the process of revising its Nationally Determined Contributions to ensure greater alignment with development…  


A small island makes a big strategic bet

The transition to a low carbon transportation helps Mauritius enhance its energy security, while also reducing carbon emissions.  


UNDP and Tony Elumelu Foundation sign agreement aimed at promoting entrepreneurship in Africa

“We have to give more attention and support to emerging African entrepreneurs, if the continent’s poverty, inequality and unemployment challenges have to be addressed.”  


Securing vanilla for farmers and development in Comoros

Vanilla, ylang-ylang and clove sectors together account for 80 percent of Comoros’ exports and employ 45 percent of the archipelago’s workforce – approximately 123,000 people - placing these sectors…  



Rural Off-Grid Electricity in Africa and CDM: a Manual

This report defines approaches for the development of standardized baselines in CDM projects on off-grid power generation in sub-Saharan Africa.  


Consolidating Gains and Building Momentum




Achieving the MDGs: The role of energy services - Brazil, Mali, Philippines

The study aims to help establish a better quantitative understanding of how the provision of energy services can lead to development outcomes that aid the achievement of the MDGs. It shows the…  

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