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Consumer protection: Lessons from developing the pre-export verification of conformity programme in Ethiopia
One of the top priorities for the Government of Ethiopia is to safeguard the country from unfair trade practices and the dumping of substandard goods.  However, close to 60% of...
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ACE TAF continues to provide insights through the End-User Subsidies Lab webinar series
On 30 September 2021, ACE TAF, ESMAP/Lighting Global and GOGLA launched the End-User Subsidies Lab.  The  Lab addresses the 'affordability gap' for consumers of standalone solar products and contributes to...
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Reliable data helps to electrify remote health centers in Zambia
Access to reliable data has been a key constraint to development in Africa, affecting all sectors including energy. Yet energy is the cornerstone for socio-economic development and linked with 125...
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Spotlight on Nigeria
Nigeria has 77 million people without access to electricity mainly in rural communities. The  Government of Nigeria is keen to address this problem and aims to achieve 100% electrification by...
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REA Off-Grid Solar (OGS) Publicity and Information Dissemination Strategy in Zambia
Zambia Launches the Off-Grid Solar Publicity and Information Dissemination Strategy
Zambia enjoys an average of seven hours of sunlight per day presenting a huge opportunity to deploy solar for electrification across the country. Only 28% of the population is currently...
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Addressing Importation Bottlenecks to Improve Access to Solar in Ethiopia
H.E Dr Frehiwot Woldehanna announced that solar components, most agriculture productive use appliances, and selected solar-powered healthcare equipment will get duty exemptions effective 11 September 2021.
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