Civil society recommendations to the AfDB on support for an inclusive sustainable energy transition to build a just Green Recovery. Based on our experience as practitioners and researchers, we offer the following recommendations to the Bank in the spirit of furthering progress towards universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy, and to building back better:

  • Prioritise access to decentralized renewable electricity and clean cooking solutions as integral components of a sustainable and inclusive energy transition.
  • Scale up investments in energy for community health and education and for productive activities to build community resilience.
  • Commit to powering past oil and gas.
  • Commitment to engage civil society organizations:
Open the ACCESS Statement for AfDB Annual meeting 2020