Before the scheme began, villagers relied on candles for light, and they typically could afford only around an hour of candlelight for working or studying in the evenings. Now the tiny community of Id Mjahdi is being touted as Africa's first completely solar-powered village.

Ensuring everyone in developing countries has the same access to modern energy services that residents of the advanced economies take for granted will require an enormous rise in electricity generation.

ADF will support Africa’s vulnerable countries by tackling the root causes of fragility, strengthening resilience, and mainstreaming cross-cutting issues. These include gender, climate change, governance, private sector development, and job creation.

nnovative PAYGo business models have the potential to improve the lives of millions of Africans, beginning with the neediest rural communities. African policymakers should focus on ensuring that this potential is fulfilled.

The point is: Just asking people how much soda they drink and then measuring their health won’t tell you much about the causal relationship between soda drinking and being healthy.

From solar-powered ground pumps to 3D-printed filters, new technology can help solve water shortages in African cities facing rapid growth.

When people first heard the nonprofit I founded was being acquired, they seemed puzzled instead of excited when hearing the news.

Despite their absence from many clinic electrification efforts, appropriately designed, highly energy-efficient appliances and medical devices can dramatically expand health service provision at off-grid clinics while also reducing the cost of clinic electrification overall.

Rickshaw is providing commuters with an environmental-friendly last mile connectivity solution at cheap rates.

In a survey of 111 countries the World Bank found nearly 80 percent had begun to adopt policies to expand electrical grids, connecting to solar and wind generation.

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