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Who are we?

ENERGIA-Africa is the regional chapter of ENERGIA -the International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy- in Africa. Established in 2000, ENERGIA-Africa is a network of men and women whose common goal is to create equal opportunity and access to relevant energy resources for the poor. ENERGIA-Africa is the key player in gender and energy in the region.

The network focuses on: information exchange, research, capacity building and policy-influencing actions that aim to result in gender-sensitive energy programs and policies. 

ENERGIA-Africa is your channel to information on gender and energy in Africa. We are present in 13 African countries: Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.


Women in Senegal to benefit from new opportunities in the energy market

GVEP International and SEM Fund are joining forces to increase women’s participation in the energy market in Senegal and make sustainable energy available to the poorest communities.

Over the next three years, 250 women-run micro and small...

Call for Proposals Gender and Advocacy programme - CLOSED

ENERGIA invites proposals from its National Focal Points, its WEE programme partners and other organisations, to form consortia to implement its gender and energy advocacy programme.

Cooking with Gas: Why women in developing countries want LPG and how they can get it

ENERGIA developed a report for the World LP Gas Association, investigating the need for access to clean cooking energy for women and girls.

The World Energy Outlook estimates that almost 1.3 billion people living mostly in developing Asia or...