New $55m financing to help African communities access renewable energy

A group of investors has approved new investments to support remote African communities gain access to renewable energy. The African Development Bank (ADB) is the most recent to approve a $30-million investment towards the ‘Facility for Energy Inclusion Off-Grid Energy Access Fund’. The Fund is a major initiative from the...

Innovate, Save Lives, Advance our World

As we enter 2018, the humanitarian challenges of the previous year amplify, with increasing population numbers, greater impacts of climate change and frequent yet unpredictable natural disasters. The call for innovative solutions to alleviate poverty and build stronger communities grows louder each day. Recent years have seen multiple creative and...

[Infographic] Access to energy to pave the way for Myanmar’s development

According to the recent AIDF infographic on infrastructure resilience and access to energy in Southeast Asia, nearly 2 out of 10 people do not have access to electricity in the region. The lowest access to energy across the Southeast Asia region is in Myanmar, where almost 69% of people live...

[infographic] Infrastructure Resilience: Migration in sub-Saharan Africa

To celebrate International Migrants Day, on the 18th December, the Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) has released an infographic that considers infrastructure resilience and migration in sub-Saharan East Africa.  Today, record numbers of people have been driven from their homes in search of safety due to conflict, persecution, human rights violations...

[infographic] Infrastructure Resilience & Energy in sub-Saharan Africa

The Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) has released an infographic that explores infrastructure resilience and access to energy in sub-Saharan East Africa.  The African Development Bank (AfDB), whose strategy for 2013-2022 makes infrastructure development one of its five operational priorities, states that “Africa still has massive infrastructure needs” yet invests only...

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