NRDC Report Launch Webinar: Scaling China’s Green Energy Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa

The ACF in partnership with Institute for Development Studies China Centre and The Open University hosted a webinar to launch a report commissioned by the NRDC on Scaling China’s Green Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Prospects.


ACF: Report upload: SCALING CHINA’S GREEN ENERGY INVESTMENT IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS Inbox Jesse Jason Attachments13:37 (1 hour ago) to me Hi Carla Please would you upload the attached report to ACF's Knowledge hub page? Title: Scaling China’s Green Energy Investment In Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Prospects Post body text: The Sub-Saharan African (SSA) region is undergoing processes of structural transformation necessary for socio-economic development. However, lack of sufficient and reliable electricity supply is known to be one of the biggest constraints. It is estimated that over 600 million people in SSA had no access to electricity in 2018, making it the region with the lowest electricity access rate in the world. Research suggests that this shortage and lack of access to reliable electricity negatively affects GDP growth by 1–2% annually, eventually increasing the cost of doing business and exacerbating poverty and inequality. Meanwhile, the number of people without access is likely to increase by 2040, when the population is estimated to be 2 billion. [Read more in the full report] Let me know if anything's unclear. Thanks, -- Online Presence Consultancy Jesse Jason | Project Manager +27 82 349 6057 www.pomegranite.co.za Read my latest posts on our blog Attachments area Jesse Jason 13:54 (1 hour ago) to me Hi Carla In addition to this please would you remove the home page COP26 banner and popup? Thanks, -- Online Presence Consultancy Jesse Jason | Project Manager +27 82 349 6057 www.pomegranite.co.za Read my latest posts on our blog Done. Will do. Yes, will do. Scaling China’s Green Energy Investment In Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Prospects

Scaling China’s Green Energy Investment In Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Prospects

The Institute of Development Studies, the Open University and the African Climate Foundation has launched a flagship report titled Scaling China’s Green Energy Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Prospects by Dr Wei Shen and Dr Frangton Chiyemura (PhD).