Energy sector reform: strategies for growth, equity and sustainability

Sida Studies No 20

Sida Studies
Per Ljung
Today some 1.6 billion people lack access to electricity and around 2.4 billion use traditional biomass such as wood or dung for cooking. How should energy production and distribution in low income and lower-middle income countries be guided, owned and regulated in order to achieve development objectives on economic growth, environment, climate, equity and human rights? Per Ljung describes different models and structures. He highlights pitfalls as well as successful models and experiences from many parts of the world

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