ENERGIA Gender and Energy Research Programme

Client: ENERGIA, University of Twente

Period: January 2015–September 2018

Project leader: Gisela Prasad

Project team: Gisela Prasad, Jiska de Groot, Abigail Knox

The project builds the evidence base for improving energy interventions’ effectiveness by taking a gender approach. EPD’s work focuses on the productive uses of energy, and investigates food preparation and processing MSMEs and the different fuel chains serving (or potentially serving0 these businesses to see how they influence access to modern energy services. The project also explores from a gender perspective the changes that may be brought both within the enterprises and whether or net these are reflected in the household of the enterprise owner or employee.