Accelerating Progress Towards SDG 7 (Electrification & Clean Cooking), in Kenya.
The SEforALL- People-Centred Accelerator’s Workstream 1 (WS1) is focused on reaching the hardest to reach; the so-called ‘last mile’. The partner project developed under WS1 for 2019-2020 is “National Strategies”, meaning support for policy development and implementation at the country level, where the access deficits are greatest.
The ACCESS Coalition is the lead partner for the PCA National Strategies project, supported by project partners including World Resources Institute, CAFOD, Practical Action, and Oxfam as part of the project team. The workshop focused on the following questions:
(i) How can we support county-level governments in Kenya to develop their energy plans as envisioned by the Energy Act using an inclusive, integrated energy pathway (IEP) approach, (addressing both grid and off-grid electricity as well as clean cooking) to accelerate the achievement of SEforALL/ SDG7 targets?
(ii) Where is technical support or capacity building needed, and what kind?
(iii) How can we build alliances with nexus CSOs, whose primary focus is another field of development other than energy?
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