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Altaf Makhiawala

Opinion 1 Altaf Makhiawala 7 December 2020

Local renewable energy solutions can transform people’s lives and livelihoods in rural Africa

Imagine working hard throughout the year to grow and harvest precious crops, only to have to throw nearly half of them away because they have spoiled before you can sell them. That’s the situation for …

Conference reports Altaf Makhiawala 23 November 2019

Five key takeaways from a reframing exercise on clean-cooking solutions

If we want clean air and healthier lives, we need clean-cooking solutions. Currently, $4.4 billion is needed to make the shift to clean cooking, but ‘only’ $32 million is coming into this sector.  In a …