One Goal, Two Paths: Achieving Universal Access to Modern Energy in East Asia and Pacific by The World Bank
English | Sep. 14, 2011 | ISBN: 0821388371 | 186 Pages | PDF | 25 MB
This flagship report of the East Asia and the Pacific Region of the World Bank outlines an ambitious course of action to eradicate energy poverty in the Region by 2030. Despite its impressive economic growth, over 1 billion people in the EAP Region still lack the most basic access to electricity and modern cooking solutions. With every second household in the Region depending on solid fuels for cooking, indoor air pollution is a major health risk factor, particularly for women and children. This flagship report urges the governments of EAP countries to work simultaneously on two paths.