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Renewables and Energy for Rural Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Edited By: Maxwell Mapako and Abel Mbewe

416 pages, Figs, tabs, maps

Zed Books

Hardback | Apr 2004 | #146225 | ISBN: 1842775189
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Identifies the options for providing modern and improved renewables-based energy to low-income rural areas, with special emphasis on the productive uses. In the five countries represented - Botswana, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Zambia and Zimbabwe - the contributors focus on the advantages of a decentralized approach to energy delivery, the role of income-generating activities in attracting modern energy services to rural areas, and the barriers as well as opportunities that exist in the promotion of renewable energy technologies.

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