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USES Projects collaborate on AAG Session on Energy and the SDGs

Several of the USES projects have collaborated in organising a session on Energy and the SDGs as part of the Annual Conference of American Geographers to be held in San Francisco next Spring. The session is entitled Energy in the SDGs: Understanding Sustainable Energy Solutions in the Global South and will incorporate 13 papers spread […]

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The USES Projects at the Royal Geographical Society, Exeter UK September 2015

Several of the USES project teams were involved in a session on appropriate delivery models for sustainable energy access which was held at the annual conference of the Royal Geographical Society in September 2015 in Exeter in the UK. Pictured is Alex Ndibwami who spoke on initial findings from the SAMSET (Supporting African Municipalities in […]

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The Barriers Project African Bake-Off: Delicious!

Posted by · on November 27, 2015 · in News · with 0 Comments

The Barriers Project African Bake-Off: Delicious!

In September in Nottingham UK, academics, policy makers and practitioners were invited to observe volunteers from the Women’s Cultural Exchange cook delicious food from a range of Sub-Saharan African countries (including Nigeria, Eritrea, Sudan, and Malawi) on a variety of Improved Cookstoves. The event was designed to complement the USES Barriers project which seeks to […]

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Half-Day Expert Meeting on County Energy Planning in Kenya: Local Participation and Local Solutions (Monday 16th March 2015)

Researchers from the READ (Renewable Energy and Decentralization) USES project are taking part in what promises to be a fascinating event in Kenya entitled ‘County Energy Planning in Kenya: Local Participation and Local Solutions’ at the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), UN Avenue, Gigiri, Nairobi on the 16th March. The event has been organized by the […]

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Xavier Lemaire’s blog for us on the STEPS project

Posted by · on September 12, 2014 · in News · with 0 Comments

Xavier Lemaire’s blog for us on the STEPS project

Xavier Lemaire (PI of the STEPS project) has written a short blog about the project over on the main LCEDN site. It is entitled ‘Moving on from Energy Research into Electricity Access to Research on Thermal Energy Services.‘ You can read the whole blog here: http://lcedn.com/blog/2014/07/30/moving-on-from-research-on-electricity-access-to-research-on-thermal-energy-services/

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Ana Pueyo’s IDS blog on the US Africa Summit.

Posted by · on September 09, 2014 · in News · with 0 Comments

Ana Pueyo’s IDS blog on the US Africa Summit.

Ana Pueyo (PI of the Green Growth Diagnostics project) has written a blog piece on the IDS’ Globalization and Development blog about the US-Africa Summit held in Washington this summer. After exploring the scale of the investments in African electrification announced at the summit, Ana raises some important cautionary points about whether such investments will […]

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Simon Batchelor’s Blog on the SAMSET Project for the Main LCEDN site

Last November Simon and several of his colleagues in the SAMSET project attended the Local Climate Solutions for Africa 2013 Conference in Tanzania.  Their theme was Africa transitioning: embracing urbanization, responding to change and harnessing opportunities, and the conference focused on the challenges of urbanisation in a changing climate. The experience prompted him to write […]

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