Energy

$4.1 billion committed to help developing countries meet environmental goals.

A fresh injection of $4.1 billion from the international community has been made available to help prevent biodiversity loss and reduce...

How stoves are tackling health, environment and gender equality issues in Lao DPR

The World Bank, in partnership with the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), is replacing over 50,000 charcoal and wood...

World Bank approves $55 million to support renewable energy projects in rural Bangladesh

The World Bank has approved $55 million to grow clean and renewable energy in rural areas of Bangladesh that is cut off from electricity...

Solar power gets another boost from India, France and the ADB

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the International Solar Alliance (ISA) have signed a new agreement to promote the development of...

Energy efficiency is a top priority for Vietnam

The World Bank and Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade have announced a $102 million project to support the adoption...

Solar power is key for bringing electricity to all Indians

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a $2.5 billion plan to electrify every Indian household by 2019. Currently...

African Development Bank urges increase in renewables and climate financing

The African Development Bank has used a major speech in Ethiopia to call for greater investment in renewable energy and climate resiliency....

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...

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...

[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...

[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...

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

The Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) has released an infographic that explores infrastructure resilience and...