• Apr 1, 2004

    The report reviews experiences of the Multifunctional Platform Project in Mali and documents how modern energy services affect people's lives in terms of income, education, and rural women's status and health. It presents analytical insights into key factors affecting the relationship between energy services and development outcomes.

  • Will Tomorrow Be Brighter than Today?
    Apr 30, 2007

    The report focuses on enhancing equitable access to appropriate, reliable and affordable energy services so as to reduce human and income poverty. In examining the gender dimension of energy access and provisioning, its use and impact, the report highlights the gender concerns in the Asia-Pacific region and provides recommendations on mainstreaming gender in the provisioning of energy services.

  • Jan 1, 2007

    The study reviews over 100 national MDG reports in an effort to understand how energy issues are recognized and integrated in the MDG monitoring framework. The report highlights useful examples of how some countries have attempted to link energy services to a broader set of development issues, such as poverty reduction, gender equality, and environmental sustainability and climate change.

  • Oct 1, 2002

    The primer is designed to help facilitate the practical realization of sustainable modernized bioenergy activities, including the technical, policy and institutional aspects. It notes that bioenergy is an important potential contributor to sustainable energy strategies and can contribute directly to poverty alleviation.

  • May 31, 2013

    A look at UNDP's partnership with Japan as the fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development convenes.

  • UNDP Support to the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals
    Jan 26, 2016

    This integrated package of policy support services is designed to support country partners to effectively implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and make long-term economic prosperity, human and environmental well-being a reality.

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