Promoting the Central Role of Women in Clean Energy Entrepreneurship 
SE4ALL Forum 2017:
Going further, faster – together
The 3rd SEforALL Forum 2017 took place from the 3rd-5th April in New York.  During the forum, the World Bank and the International Energy Agency launched the third edition of the Global Tracking Framework.  An independent global campaign dedicated to ending energy poverty - SHINE: Investing in Energy Access For All was also announced.

Click here for a detailed summary of the  SE4ALL meeting.

For further outcomes and pictures of the forum, please see the dedicated reporting page  here .

wPOWER’s Strategic Partnerships Director, Linda Davis (Ph.D), emphasized the role of strong partnerships as the only way to accelerate access to energy, at the SEforALL Forum.  
Co-Founder and General Manager, Burn Manufacturing, Boston Nyer (2nd from right) noted the  need of the cookstoves’ sector to shift away from purely  solely focusing on health, and to also highlight the positive impacts on the environment, gender and poverty alleviation.
BURN Manufacturing aims to cut the ever increasing charcoal consumption in Sub-Saharan Africa by half, through making their clean burning stoves a staple across millions of urban households in Sub Saharan Africa. Read more ...
Pamoja Life have built a strong network of over 800 SACCO’s (Savings and Credit Cooperation Organizations) in Kenya, to which they provide funds so that members can access affordable loans to purchase renewable energy productsRead more...
Kerosene lamps—used by an estimated 290 million people across Africa—contribute to household air pollution. Such pollution is responsible for more deaths a year than tuberculosis, malaria and HIV combined . Read more
Like many women who have received training and employment through LivelyHoods, Jackline aims to transfer the skills and confidence she has developed into building her own thriving business. Read more

Leave No One Behind: A Call To Action For Gender Equality And Women's Economic Empowerment.

About the Partnership on Women's Entrepreneurship in Renewables (wPOWER)
Partnership on Women's Entrepreneurship in Renewables (wPOWER) was established by the U.S Department of State in January 2013. wPOWER is promoting the central role of women in clean energy entrepreneurship, and in addressing climate change.

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