About Energising Development
Energising Development (EnDev) is an energy access partnership currently financed by six donor countries: the Netherlands, Germany, Norway, United Kingdom, Switzerland and Sweden. EnDev promotes sustainable access to modern energy services that meet the needs of the poor - long lasting, affordable, and appreciated by users. EnDev works in 25 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Since 2005, EnDev has taken a leading role at promoting access to Sustainable Energy for All. The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) cooperates closely with the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) on the global programme level. Read more.
Strong focus on capacity building by EnDev has resulted in a flourishing market for improved cookstoves in Madagascar
13 July 2018
In the SDG7 review, the need for strengthening the capacities of local organisations is broadly acknowledged. In Madagascar, solid capacity building has created a strong market for improved cookstoves
12 July 2018
Ensuring no one is left behind calls for identifying and addressing barriers faced by vulnerable groups in access to resources
11 July 2018
The SDG7 review includes economic development in LDCs as important success factor. In Tanzania, local businesses have ventured into rural areas with the help of financial incentives by EnDev.
17.3 Million People with Energy Access
Since 2005 EnDev has helped
- 17.3 million people obtain sustainable access to modern energy services in Africa, Asia and Latin America. This is more than people living in Norway and Switzerland combined;
- more than 19,400 social institutions and 38,600 small enterprises benefit from sustainable access to modern energy services;
- train 40,000 stove builders, craftswomen and -men, vendors and solar technicians.