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Conference on Energy Investment hosted at the IGC centre – London

April 7, 2016

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Liz Mcdaid of the Green Connection was invited to attend a Conference on Energy Investment hosted at the IGC centre, the London School of Economics, in London, November 2015. Tackling extreme poverty: Evidence from the field As the first of the newly adopted United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, eradicating extreme poverty constitutes a major challenge […]

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Energy Justice Lectures

May 4, 2015

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In April 2015, Liz McDaid gave a lecture to IES students studying at UCT.  The lecture focused on energy justice highlighting how current energy choices being taken by South Africa will directly impact on the lives of the poor, deepening poverty and exacerbating inequality. New thinking, out of the box, that maximises alternative energy systems […]

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You Can’t Eat Electricity

May 31, 2013

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Oxfam launched its latest discussion document in its “mind the gap” series on Tuesday evening.  In Johannesburg for the event, Liz McDaid, who co-authored the paper with Oxfam’s Tim Gore, presented the story of Busi, a woman in South Africa struggling to survive in hard economic times.  The paper points out that the government’s policies, […]

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Mind The Gap – Oxfam Public Dialogue

May 18, 2013

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OXFAM INVITES YOU TO THE NEXT PUBLIC DIALOGUE  IN THE MIND THE GAP SERIES ON A NEW DISCUSSION PAPER YOU CAN’T EAT ELECTRICITY: HUNGER, INEQUALITY AND LOW CARBON DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA DATE: 28 MAY 2013, 5.30PM VENUE: THE HUMAN RIGHTS CONFERENCE ROOM, OLD FORT CONFERENCE CENTRE, CONSTITUTION HILL, 11 KOTZE STREET, JOHANNESBURG , 2000 […]

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