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    Accelerating energy efficiency: initiatives and opportunities

    Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency, 2015
    Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries face an urgent need to advance economic develo p- ment and social welfare by enabling progress in priority areas such as health , education and infrastructure. If we add to these needs vulnerabilities in the energy sector, it is difficult to see an obvious path to the enhanced social and economic ambitions of LAC societies.
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    Evidence and gaps in evidence on the principle political economy constraints and opportunities to successful investment in inclusive agribusiness in Asia

    Evidence on Demand, 2016
    This report pays particular reference to Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Kyrgyz Republic, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Tajikistan. The purpose is to inform a more detailed call down piece of work for DFID to scope the potential establishment of one or more investment platforms through which it would deploy investment capital in order to catalyse private investment in south and central Asia.
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    Stimulating solutions to energy access through the use of innovation prizes

    Ideas to Impact, 2015
    Ideas to Impact is a DFID-funded programme which is experimenting with the use of innovation prizes to solve development challenges. The programme covers three broad thematic areas: water and sanitation, energy access and climate adaptation. This paper examines the major problems relating to energy access and the potential application of innovationto prizes to these challenges.
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    Lessons from South Africa’s renewable energy regulatory and procurement experience

    Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2014
    South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer (REIPP) procurement programme is hailed worldwide as a model for renewable energy procurement. Its success is far from experimental and haphazard and points directly to lessons acquired prior to, and during, the launch and running of the programme.
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    The Chinese solar energy industry and potential of renewables in Africa

    Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2013
    China and Africa are developing in a time of climate change and scarcity. According to most climate scientists global economies will have to make a green shift to ensure continued future growth. However, there are very large differences in what is understood under the term “greening”.