Tag Archives: MDGs

#STANDTALL: POLICY BRIEF—CLOSING THE GENDER GAP IN THE ENERGY SECTOR

April 18, 2015 | By
calistusnonso

#STANDTALL: POLICY BRIEF—CLOSING THE GENDER GAP IN ENERGY SECTOR PROBLEM STATEMENT In development literature, investment in women is dubbed smart economics, because of the attendant multiplier effect that accompanies women empowerment initiatives. In terms of energy services, the entire ECOWAS region is under-served. More acutely, observers have noted that the consequences of this energy scarcity is direr for… Read More »

#Standtall_Competition:No Exclusion! Women are Key Players in bringing Energy Revolution in West Africa

April 10, 2015 | By
Emmanuel Kodwo Mensah

Energy is essential to life since it plays a vital role in development, poverty mitigation and quality service delivery. In regard to this, the Sustainable Development Goal 7 calls for access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all (UN SDGs, 2013). Also, linking energy, gender and Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 3, energy, by making available progress… Read More »