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  • One of the key barriers to delivering energy solutions for the rural and urban poor is the limited access to finance at local and national levels and insufficient targeted finance flows at the international level. Despite commitments from international development organizations, Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) and investors, specific options and mechanisms to channel the finance […]

  • On 18-19 November 2019, the Energy Nexus Network, Global Renewables Congress, Tony Blair Institute, the World Future Council and Hivos, in partnership with the Ministry of Energy of Sierra Leone will organize the High-Level Conference on Renewable Energy & Clean Cooking. The conference will take place in Freetown International Conference Center, Sierra Leone.  Expanding access to […]

  • “It would cost an estimated $4.4 billion annually to meet the world’s residential clean-cooking needs – far more than what is currently available. While that figure is not small, it is dwarfed by the costs of inaction” says Kandeh Yumkella (former United Nations under-secretary-general and chair of UN-Energy and currently a member of Sierra Leone’s […]

  • November 5, 2019, Hivos is partnering in the first global cooking campaign; ‘Clean Cooking Is..’ The Campaign is launched by the Clean Cooking Alliance during the opening session of the Clean Cooking Forum 2019 in Nairobi. The campaign is created exclusively to drive greater awareness, engagement and support for clean cooking. The issue Still three […]

  • From 5-7 November the clean cooking sector will gather in Nairobi, Kenya, for the Clean Cooking Forum 2019. Under the theme ‘Investment. Innovation. Impact.’ the sector is keen to find new- and scale proven solutions that make clean cooking accessible to the three billion people who currently live without it. The forum will be co-hosted […]