Event: Smart Grid Technologies and Implications for Inclusive Development in Sri Lanka

Gender and Social Inclusion in Energy for Catalyzing Change in Rural Areas

03 April 2018
Author / Speaker: 
Anoja Wickramasinghe, Energia Network

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Description: 

Addressing gender issues in the energy sector can help catalyze change in Sri Lanka's rural communities.

Professor Anoja Wickramasinghe of Energia Network shares the results of ADB's Improving Gender Access to Clean and Renewable Energy in Ampara District, Sri Lanka project that aimed to provide energy-based livelihood, raise awareness, and build capacity of rural communities toward gender inclusive development. This presentation was featured at the Smart Grid Technologies and Implications for Inclusive Development in Sri Lanka workshop organized by ADB and the University of Melbourne.

Geographical Focus: 
Sri Lanka
Subregional- South Asia
Type of Content: 
Learning Event

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