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by jjarvie@hq.mercycorps.org, dnicholson@dc.mercycorps.org


Mercy Corps


Issue: 61


Journal section: Theme Articles
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Received: 2012-12-27


Abstract


This paper discusses energy programming targeting off-grid communities in development and humanitarian contexts. By using a portfolio of programmes built up across the world by Mercy Corps, the authors apply agency experience to consider the contributions made toward climate adaptation and resilience building. They conclude that there is a clear link between community-based energy security and climate resilience building, and they encourage global uptake of holistic and long term perspectives on energy security, combining the themes of climate change, economic development and environmental stability.




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Tags: Energy security    resilience    communities    lighting    heating   

Categories:
010 Stoves
051 Solar 012 Cooking
022 Lighting 013 Financing
Capacity building Climate change

Location:
Asia
America South
Africa
America North Indonesia
Myanmar Uganda
Somalia Haiti

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