Gender mainstreaming and Women in Sustainable Energy Program

The program contributes towards increased access to modern, affordable, and reliable energy services, energy security and environmental sustainability by tailoring national and regional policies, projects and programs to the energy needs of men and women. It also aims to foster womens economic empowerment through sustainable energy access.

Specific objectives:

  • 1. Steer and support the development of gender-sensitive policies.
  • 2. Improve knowledge management, awareness creation and advocacy on gender and energy issues
  • 3. Build and strengthen capacities in gender mainstreaming in energy policies and projects
  • 4. Implement gender-responsive investment and business promotion in sustainable energy development in the SADC region

SACREEE is currently working with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to develop a strategy on addressing gender disparity and promoting women in the value chain of the sustainable energy sector.

Do you want to know more about the Gender mainstreaming and Women in Sustainable Energy Program, contact; info@sacreee.org