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Promoting energy solutions that are more sustainable

A growing demand for energy and prospects of exhaustion of conventional energy sources has led to an increasing interest in alternative renewable energy in Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement in Uganda. Despite the availability of alternative fuel sources such as gas, biogas and solar, firewood, charcoal and agricultural waste are the main sources of cooking energy, while candles, […]

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Greener energy in Kyangwali Refugee Settlement

Meeting the energy needs of refugees and communities in emergency situations is usually second to basic needs such as food and shelter. Yet, energy plays an important role in supporting displaced communities return to normal lives. According to UNHCR data, Uganda was hosting 68,703 refugees at the Kyangwali Refugee Settlement in March 2018. This population […]