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 240 million still have no access to electrical power; solar power is likely...

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. Speaking at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa...

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...

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...

[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...

[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...

[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...