Highlights: ESMAP’s Gender and Energy Development Strategies Program (GEDS)
ESMAP’s Gender and Energy Development Strategies Program the World Bank convened over 70 people plus external experts on Gender, Energy and Climate Change to discuss evident challenges to energy access. The session focused on the global economic recession, investment options, and the impact of climate variability to economic development.
Other Significant Outputs:
Under the Africa Renewable Energy Access Program (AFREA) the Gender and Energy component concept note is being finalized for discussion and review.
In partnership with the World Bank, the team is developing an Issues Paper on Gender and Energy as a Background Paper for the World Bank Group’s 2011 Energy Strategy.
A Project Concept Note has been developed for a Gender and Energy Development program to assist South Asia’s electrification efforts.