Category Archives: Energy

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Africa Progress Report 2015: Power, People, Planet

Africa Progress Report 2015: Power, People, Planet. Africa Progress Panel. Press Release: Boost investment in Africa’s energy for a triple win for people, power and planet, Annan report urges. Africa Progress Panel. May…

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The Africa Infrastructure Investment Report

The Africa Infrastructure Investment Report aims to provide the private and public sector with comprehensive and up-to-date information to assist with the strategic planning, funding and development of infrastructure in…

Energy in Africa: a brighter future

During a session at the recent World Economic Forum on Africa, held in Cape Town, experts discussed the latest developments in addressing the continent’s energy infrastructure constraints. Here are the…

Foresight Africa: Top Priorities for the Continent in 2013

Africa starts 2013 with hope and optimism. Africa has dropped its mantle as a “doomed continent” and has weathered several global economic crises fairly well. Today, the continent is a…

African Oil & Gas Outlook 2013 (Part II): Analysis By Region

By Rolake Akinkugbe At Ecobank Nigeria and Angola SSA is set to produce approximately 5.9 million barrels (bpd) of crude oil in 2013 dominated by Nigeria and Angola compared to the…

Africa’s Oil And Gas Outlook 2013 (Part 1)

By Rolake Akinkugbe At Ecobank Africa’ share of global oil and gas production has stood at 10% and 6% respectively over the past 24 months. Ecobank Research estimates that the…

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Resource Governance Index 2013

Oil, Gas and Minerals for the Public Good: The Revenue Watch 2013 Resource Governance Index. Revenue Watch Institute. May 2013. …Trillions of dollars in resources lie buried in the backyards…

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Africa’s Fuel Subsidies: Grasping The Nettle

By Adam Robert Green April 15, 2013 Nigeria’s attempt to remove its fuel subsidy in 2012 raised strong passions amongst its population. Faced with a rising food and fuel import bill,…

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The Other Resource Curse – Moving away from fossil fuels could be devastating for some of the world’s poorest countries.

Foreign Policy. BY MICHAEL LEVI |  FEBRUARY 7, 2013 For as long as people have talked about moving beyond fossil fuels, another tantalizing prospect has hovered over the horizon: the decline of…

UNIDO Energy and environment

http://www.unido.org/what-we-do/energy-and-environment.html Global industrial production and consumption are outpacing the renewal capacity of natural resources and the capacity of governments to manage pollution and wastes. While industrial growth has helped raise…