Energizing Poverty Reduction: A Review of the Energy-Poverty Nexus in PRSPs

Published on 01 Nov 2006

Document Summary

The report examines to what degree energy-poverty dynamics are reflected in the current policies and plans set forth in national poverty reduction strategies. It reveals a lack of energy targets and a low level of energy investments in the Medium Term Expenditure Frameworks of PRSPs, indicating that too many countries could fall short of delivering the energy services required to reach the MDGs.

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