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Market reform essential to attract private capital to energy sector

As Africa transitions towards a lower-carbon energy system, reforming market structures in order to mobilise more private capital into energy projects must be a key priority for policymakers, argues Rory Connor

Many African countries have set out ambitious proposals for transitioning to a lower-carbon energy system, particularly through expansion of renewable energy.

SDGs – progress, but still a long way to go

The African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) has published a very timely report on the progress – or lack of it – on the road to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals adopted in 2015.