Friday, October 26, 2007

Energy for Development: Local Projects, Large Impacts

An article about the relationship between WBCSD and GVEP International. GVEP International, is a UK-based organisation with charitable objectives and with its head office in London, was established in 2006 by the Global Village Energy Partnership in order to develop and carry out activities to underpin the achievement of the MDGs by improving energy access and promoting innovative approaches to the provision of energy services in villages and communities in developing countries.

Gastón Bilder
International Legal Counsel, Community Relationships

Geneva, 26 September 2007 - Energy is vital for development. It is essential to fuel industry and power infrastructure. At the same time, access to energy is a key indicator of human development. It is necessary for basic services such as domestic heating, lighting and food preparation, and for the delivery of food, fresh water, education and healthcare.

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