With financial support from the Netherlands Government, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, technical support from ENERGIA/Hivos and policy support from the Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC), GIE Programme started its journey in Nepal since October 2016. The aim of this programme is to engage to “support a transition towards green and inclusive energy systems not only to better meet the energy access needs of the poor and reduce climate change, but also lead to improvements in family health, food supplies, income and opportunities for women in order to allow them to participate more productively politically, socially and economically”.
The GIE Programme in Nepal is led by Centre for Rural Technology, Nepal (CRT/N). It is implemented in partnership with Indoor Air Pollution and Health Forum (IAPHF), Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists (NEFEJ), Renewable Energy Confederation of Nepal (RECoN), National Association of Community Electricity Users Nepal (NACEUN), Practical Action Nepal and Gender, Energy and Water Network (GEWNet).
Supported by: International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy (ENERGIA)/Hivos.
Policy Support: Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC).
National Partners: NACEUN, IAPHF, NEFEJ, RECoN, Practical Action Nepal and GEWNet.
To contribute to the development of an enabling policy environment to meet the domestic and productive energy needs of the socially disadvantaged groups, women, and marginalized groups through decentralized renewable energy and clean cooking energy solutions.