Sustainable Development

The Sustainable Development component is informed by the growing challenges that the Eastern Africa region is facing from the effect of environmental degradation and pollution. We work with state and non-state actors through research, public dialogue, networking, in-country and regional knowledge-sharing forums to strengthen community resource rights, campaign around ending plastic pollution and promotion of renewable energy.



Recent Articles


Recent Publications



Choices, Challenges and Dilemmas in Tanzania’s Energy System

Choices, Challenges and Dilemmas in Tanzania’s Energy System

Reserch paper
This context paper captures diverse perspectives from a consultation held in Dar es Salaam in December 2023. The paper outlines Tanzania's current energy mix and the energy choices facing its society. It also addresses energy investments aimed at reducing energy poverty and improving the well-being of Tanzanian citizens. Additionally, the paper discusses the consequences of today's energy choices and outlines a research agenda, highlighting key thematic areas and energy topics that require thorough investigation for the Sustainable Energy Futures Tanzania Report.

Combatting Global Plastic Pollution

A critical look at the entire plastics cycle is also of crucial importance from a feminist perspective, because the plastic problem cannot simply be reduced to consumer use patterns or to harmful microplastics in cosmetic products. On the contrary, every stage of the plastics cycle reflects different gender-specific experiences and exposures.
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