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#EnergyTransitionResearch | How Can We Develop Clean Energy in Africa? | AXA Research Fund

In Sub-Saharan Africa, remote areas are heavily diesel-dependent which is releasing carbon emissions that are harming our environment. So, what can researchers do to change this and become more environmentally friendly whilst improving the lives of those who are living in these remote areas? Dr. Jiska de Groot, an AXA-supported researcher at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, is investigating what the remote communities of Sub-Saharan Africa want and need when it comes to the development of clean energy. The objective of her research is to help design clean energy strategies specific for the remote areas of Sub-Saharan Africa to ensure sustainable energy transitions, suitable and accepted by the people living in those areas. To read more about her project, visit: https://www.axa-research.org/en/project/jiska-de-groot To find out more about the importance of energy transition and the projects we are supporting, click here: https://www.axa-research.org/en/news/energy-transition-5-new-projects-supported-by-the-axa-research-fund-in-2018 About the AXA Research Fund: We support research in environment, health, socio-economics and new technology. Our mission? Understanding uncertainty and analyzing risk for a better future. #AXARF --- Subscribe to keep up to date with all our latest content: https://bit.ly/2Bg6JNE --- For more great videos, check out our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/AXAResearchFundLive/videos --- Visit our website to find out more: https://www.axa-research.org/ --- Find us on other social channels: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AXAResearch/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/axaresearchfund/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/AXAResearchFund ---


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