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The International Network for Sustainable Energy is a network of more than 140 NGOs that are working for sustainable energy solutions to protect the environment and reduce poverty.
UNFCCC logo November 6-17, 2017, Bonn, Germany
November 9: Side Event with INFORSE-South Asia participation
Read more: INFORSE at COP23
Eco-Village Development as Climate Solution -English Hindi Nepalese Bangla Sinhala
July 31, 2017

Publication: Eco-Village Development as Climate Solution:
_Proposals from South Asia
Now available also in
Hindi, Nepalese, Bangla, and Sinhala !

Link to Publication's Contents,
where you can also download the 60-page Publication in English, Hindi, Nepalese, Bangla, and Sinhala.

Read more on the EVD Project

July 31, 2017

Launch of Report:
Greenhouse Emission Reduction Potential of Eco-Village Development (EVD) Solutions in South Asia

Download the Report, July 2017: PDF file (pdf file, 36 pages, 1.6 MB)

Read more on the EVD Project

July 31, 2017

New Issue of Sustainable Energy News
No. 80: Editorial & 6-page theme on Eco-Village Development in South Asia

Download the whole issue:
PDF file (pdf, 1.7 MB) 

EVD women's role dialogue meeting in India 2017
EVD national dialogue meeting in Nepal 2017

June-July, 2017

National & District Dialogue meetings in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh
Read more on the EVD Project

EVD Project meeting Nepal 2017
June, 2017

Final and Kick Off Project Meetings on Eco Village Development in South Asia
Read more on the EVD Project
INFORSE 1992-2017


INFORSE was formed in Rio at the NGO Global Forum parallel to the "Earth Summit" UNCED Conference 25 years ago on June 4, 1992.
We are celebrating this during the year with several events including events at COP23 in November, 2017.

Article INFORSE established in 1992
Read article on the creation of the network in "Soft Energy Worldwide" in 1992.

The founding people and organisations were: Hans Bjerregaard and Gunnar Boye Olesen (OVE, Denmark), Adam Gula (PKE, Poland), Emilio Lebre la Rovera (IED, Brazil), Martin P. Beaulieu (REDES, Uruguay), Waldo Bustamente (Tekhne, Chile), Howard Geller (ACEEE, USA), Alden Meyer (UCS, USA);
Stephen Karekezi (FWD, Kenya), Youba Sokona (ENDA, Senegal), Raymond Myles (AFPRO, India), Benjamin Gertes (PCAT, Phillipines).

May 29 2017

INFORSE is DEEPLY CONCERNED on the latest development of the Africa Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI)

Letter of Complaint over the EU Involvement of the Africa Renewable Energy Initiative and the Validation of Projects without Due Screening
Read: INFORSE Coordinators' letter on May 29, 2017, 2 pages, pdf file.
15 May, 2017

Launch of Policy Brief at UNFCCC SBI46, Bonn, Germany
NDCs and Global Stocktake Must Recognise Local Solutions & Reductions of Poverty

Download the Policy Brief (pdf file)
Read on the Good Practices in the Publication

7-17 November, 2016

INFORSE at UNFCCC COP22, Morocco in the Blue Zone:

Mini SIDE EVENT: November 8, 2016
Time: 12.00-13.00. Venue: Climate Change Studio (COP22 Blue Zone)
Title: Eco Village Development - A Low-Carbon Adaptation and Mitigation Strategy for Development in South Asia.

SIDE EVENT: November 11, 2016
Time: 16:45-18:15 Room:
Title: Improving NDCs: Ecovillage Development, Energy Access, & Zero Carbon Societies in Africa, Asia & EU

EXHIBITION: November 7-18, 2016 (2 weeks)

Read Program, Proceedings:
INFORSE South Asia Eco-Village Development Project presented at COP22 and INFORSE at COP22

• 17-19 October, 2016
The 5th Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum
Colombo, Sri Lanka

• 18, October, 2016
The Eco-Village Development Concept presented by Project Partners at
Parallel Session: “Coordinating Policy Initiatives for Adaptation' in South Asia”

Eco-Village Development Concept will be presented at a parallel session.
Read more on the EVD Project

28 June, 2016
Event on Eco-Village Development (EVD) in India
National Dialogue Meeting in Dehradun, Uttarakhand State

More information at the co-organisers: INSEDA, WAFD and CANSA as well at the EVD Project.

May 20, 2016 INFORSE Side Event

20 May, 2016

- United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change - SB 44


Time: 16:45 - 18:15, Room: Berlin

Title: South Asian Eco-Village Solutions in NDCs and Climate Finance: Renewable Energy, Organic Farming

Proceedings are at:
- EVD Project or

Updated Eco Village Development (EVD) Publication and Policy Brief are at EVD Project.

20 May, 2016
Launch: Updated Eco-Village Development (EVD) Publication and Policy Brief -
Both Available NOW !!

-_ Publication: Eco-Village Development as Climate Solution -
_Proposals from South Asia -
__Second Edition published: May 2016
__Link to Publication's Contents
__Download: Final (3rd) edition - August 2016: (PDF file pdf file, 60 pages, 3.8 MB)
-_ Policy Brief - Updated on May 20, 2016
(PDF file pdf file, 3 pages, 305 kB)
• 20 May, 2016

Theme in in Sustainable Energy News, Issue no. 78:
Eco-Village Development as Climate Solutions in South Asia: Nepal, India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka

Download the 4-page theme article:
PDF file (EVD 4-page article)

Download the full issue from INFORSE's web site Sustainable Energy News.

EVD Dialogue Meeting in Nepal May 2016
EVD Dialogue Meeting in Nepal May 2016

9 May, 2016

Seminar and Dialogue Meeting on Eco-Village Development in Nepal

Read more:
CRT-Nepal and the Eco-Village Development Project (EVD).

• 31 March, 2016
Pro-poor Low Carbon Development Strategies in South Asia - Regional Knowledge Sharing Workshop in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Read more:
Low Carbon Development (LCD) Project and CAN South Asia.

Welcome Paris COP21 agreement - Eiffel in Globe
December 12, 2015 - UNFCCC COP21 Agreement by 195 states is a reality !

"Welcome to a New World of "Paris" Climate Action"

.. Important step forward, even though it is NOT perfect ...
by Gunnar Boye Olesen

Read the evaluation of the Agreement: here.




• December 2015 - Paris, France
NGOs from INFORSE-Asia participated as exhibitors, civil society side event organisers, and observers of the negotiation at the COP21 Conference together with other INFORSE organisations.

December 3, 2015 - INFORSE Side Event in the Blue Zone
Title: Fair Low/Zero Carbon & 100% RE Strategies, South & North Countries, Villages, incl Women Initiatives
Speakers from INFORSE South Asia: INSEDA/WAFD India, Grameen Shakti, Bangladesh, CRT, Nepal, IDEA, Sri Lanka, AIWC, India

December 8, 2015 -
INFORSE Side Event at the Climate Generations areas organised by the French Government
Title: Promoting Pro-Poor Low Carbon Development Pathways with Gender Focus
Speakers from INFORSE South Asia: AIWC, India on Gender Focus

Read more:
- EVD Project's web site including Presentations of the EVD Project
- INFORSE at COP21 - Proceedings of all events
Policy Brief EVD to UNFCCC COP21- Publication Eco Village DEvelopment in South Asia

December 3, 2015

Eco-village Development as Climate Solution, Proposals from South Asia
PDF file Eco-Village Development (EVD) Policy Brief to UNFCCC COP21 in Paris, December 2015 ( 6-page pdf, 0.5 MB)

Launch of the first edition of the Eco-Village Development Concept
- Read more and Download the Updated Publication (May 2016) from the Eco-Village Development (EVD) Project's web site

LCD POlicy Brief UNFCCC December 2 2015

December 2, 2015
Pro-Poor, Low-Carbon Development Recommendations in South Asia, Africa, & Latin America

Download: PDF file Low Carbon Development (LCD) Policy Brief to UNFCCC COP21 in Paris, December 2015 (8-page pdf, 0.5 MB)


• December 2015
Sustainable Energy News: Issue No. 77
• Climate COP21 - Can it Break the Deadlock?
• Low-Carbon Strategies in Africa and South Asia (3 pages)
Eco-Village Development in South Asia (3-pages)

Download pdf version and contents.

August 20, 2015:
From Mohammad Mahmodul Hasan (Grameen Shakti):
Success on Advocacy:
Grameen Shakti is going to get the CDM fund as recognized of it Solar Home System dissemination all over Bangladesh. It has taken almost 2 years to the success. Around 182,000 CER has been issued in favor of Grameen Shakti for replacing fossil fuel kerosene and sustainable development for low-carbon future.

Read more: UNFCCC CDM, article "Growing Solar Home System Earns Bangladesh UN fund; First in the World" in a leading Daily Newspaper in Bangladesh, EVD Cooperation Project on Advocacy.

Date: July - November 2015
"Low-Carbon Development Strategies with Focus on Women and Poverty Reduction in India"

Five workshops organised by AIWC in cooperation with CANSA and INFORSE-South Asia:
• Kolkata July 14, 2015
• Dehradun: July 16, 2015
• Rajkot: August 2, 2015
• Visakhapatnam: September 15, 2015
• Pondicherry: November 3, 2015
Read more: Report at AIWC web site (PDF file
pdf file) and Low Carbon Development (LCD) Project.
July 15, 2015 - Matale, Sri Lanka
Low-Carbon Eco-Village Development as Solution for Climate Change Advocacy Event

Read more: Proceedings (pdf file 2.5 MB),and
Projects on Eco-Village development (EVD) and Low Carbon Strategies Development (LCD).


• 10 June 2015
INFORSE - UNFCCC Side Event in Bonn - SBI 42 - Pre Conference to COP21
Time: 18:30 - 20:00, Place: Room: Bonn I

Title: Rural Development with Low Carbon, Eco-Village Solutions in South Asia.

The Side Event was organised by NGO Partners in South Asia in the framework of the new EVD Project in 2015-2017.
The NGO partners include the INFORSE members: CRT (Nepal), IDEA (Sri Lanka), Grameen Shakti (Bangladesh), INSEDA, AIWC, WAFD (India), DIB (Denmark), and CAN-South Asia.

Review and Proceedings:
- Side Event on Eco-Village Development (EVD) on June 10, 2015
- Policy Brief (June 10, 2014): "Eco-village Development as Climate Solution" (4-page pdf, 0.2 MB)
Read more:
- Project: Advocacy on the Eco-Village Development
- INFORSE's Side Events at SBI 42 in Bonn

• April 2015
Kick-off Project Meeting and Seminar on the Advocacy on Sustainable Village Development Project in India.

Read more: Eco-Village Development (EVD) Project's web site.
• January 2015
NEW PROJECT Started in South Asia
Project Title: Evidence Based, Low Carbon, Pro-Poor Advocacy on Sustainable Eco-Village Development (EVD).
The participating INFORSE members are:
INFORSE South Asia Coordinator INSEDA (India) and INFORSE national focal points as CRT (Nepal), IDEA (Sri Lanka), Grameen Shakti (Bangladesh), AIWC, WAFD (India), and DIB (Denmark),which is Coordinator. Among the NGO Project Partners is CAN-South Asia.

Read more on the Project here.
2014 - 2016:
Launch Project: Low-Carbon Strategies - NGO Networks' Cooperation Project
in East & West Africa, South Asia and Latin America.

Read more: Promoting Pro-Poor Low-Carbon Development Strategies

December 2014
Update Publication: "Combining Energy Access and Climate Protection"

- How energy can be provided sustainable, reducing emissions and increasing well being
Update: Two cases added from Nepal and Bangladesh.
Cases in Asia and Africa. Compiled by the INFORSE members.
First launched at UNFCCC COP19 in Poland, 2013, and at June 2014 in Bonn.
Publication is one of the results of the "Southern Voices on Climate Change" Project.

Read: Brochure with Contents and Contacts (pdf, 4-page)
Download the full text as pdf from Publication.
Read more: INFORSE-Asia involvement of the Southern Voices Project

30 October, 2014 - Copenhagen, Denmark
Seminar: Southern Voices on Climate Change Program (2011-2014)
Learning from Southern Voices: How to make advocacy on climate change more effective.

Organizers: Consortium including CARE-Denmark (lead agency), Sustainable Energy Denmark (in cooperation with INFORSE), IBIS, DanChurchAid, CAN, and IIED.

Read more:
- Program: Seminar, October 30, 2014
- Publication: Climate Change Advocacy Toolkit
- INFORSE-Asia at Southern Voices on Climate Change in Asia.

In Bangladesh, a video was made to hear the "southern voices" of happy solar home users (PV) providing electricity to lamps, television and poultry shed.
The video includes 2 interviews made with solar home system users.
The video was made Grameen Shakti in the framework of the Southern Voices Project.
There is English subtitle.
Link to the video
4 June, 2014 - Bonn, Germany
UN Climate Change COP Pre-Conference to COP19.
* Launch of Publication: "Combining Energy Access and Climate Protection"

- How energy can be provided sustainable, reducing emissions and increasing well being
Cases in Asia and Africa. Compiled by the INFORSE members.
The Draft was Launched at UNFCCC COP19 in Poland, 2013.

Read: Leaflet Front page and Contents (pdf, 2-page)
Download the full text as pdf from Publication (updated December 2014).
Southern Voices on Climate Change
May - June, 2014 "Southern Voices on Climate Change" regional NGO Meetings and INFORSE-South Asia Meetings in Nepal, and Sri Lanka.

INFORSE-South Asia c/o INSEDA (India), and National focal points:
AIWC (India), CRT (Nepal), IDEA (Sri Lanka).
SV meeeting INFORSE Nepal 2014
_ May 2, 2014
_ National and Networking Meeting in Nepal organised by CRT Nepal
SV meeting India INFORSE 2014
_ April - July 2014
_ National Networking Meetings and Workshops in India
_ July 27-28, 2014: organised by INSEDA
_ May 20, 2014: organised by AIWC
_ April 15, 2014: organised by WAFD
SV Meeting INFORSE Bangladesh 2014
_ May 14 and July 12, 2014
_ National Networking Meetings in Bangladesh organised by Grameen Shakti.

SV meeting INFORSE Sri Lanka 2013
_ July 18-19, 2013
_ Regional Networking Meeting in Sri Lanka
UNFCCC COP19 Warsaw 2013
November, 2013 - Warsaw, Poland
INFORSE-Asia participated at UNFCCC COP 19.

EXHIBITION: INFORSE-AIWC, 11-22 November 2013,


18 November, 2013, Time: 16.45-18.15
Title: "New Solutions of Climate Mitigation in South & North; NGO Voices; Technology Mechanism". Presentations from INFORSE-South Asia:
- Raymond Myles (INSEDA/INFORSE South Asia Coordinator),
- Usha Nair (AIWC), Raj Kalyani (AIWC), Zareen Myles (WAFD).
See Proceedings, Pictures at INFORSE-AIWC-HELIO Side Event.

INFORSE has Consultative status at the UNFCCC and ECOSOC.
Read on INFORSE-Asia's participation on previous UN Conferences.
Southern Voices on Climate Change
19 November, 2013, Warsaw Poland
Side Event: Southern Advocacy and Campaign Experiences: Including the Southern Voices on Climate Change Program, where INFORSE Asia is active.
Read more on SV COP19 Side Event

7-9 November, 2013, Warsaw, Poland
Pre-COP19 International Training Workshop: Advocacy & Campaign Strategies to Counter Climate Change.
Organised by the Southern Voices on Climate Change Project.
Participant from INFORSE-Asia: Geeta Sinha (AIWC).
Read more on SV Pre-COP19 Workshop
INFORSE Publication Energy Access and Climate

18 November, 2013
Launch of Publication
"Combining Energy Access and Climate Protection"

- How energy can be provided with sustainable energy, reducing emissions and increasing well being"
Cases in Asia and Africa
Compiled by the INFORSE members Draft Launched at UNFCCC COP19.
Read Contents (1 page, pdf)

Final Version will be Online in June 2014

Full pdf file, 4.8 MB, 78 pages, Gender in Sustainable Energy News 2001-2012

Reader: Gender Climate and Energy 2001-2012

Compilation of Articles on Gender in Sustainable Energy News. The articles cover several activities in INFORSE South Asia.

Link to the Reader is under the Theme Gender.

INFORSE Publication Energy Access
2012 Publication "Energy Access Cases in Asia and Africa"
Compiled by the INFORSE members
2012 - 2014
The "Southern Voices" on Climate Change Capacity Building Programme continues with Phase 2.
The capacity building of INFORSE-South Asia is coordinated by VedvarendeEnergi - a Danish Member of the Program's Consortium and the INFORSE-South Asia Coordinator (INSEDA) and INFORSE members in the region.

November-December 2012, Doha, Qatar

INFORSE-Asia participated at UNFCCC COP 18.

INFORSE participation included: Exhibition and Side Event

Side Event on December 5, 2012
Title: "New Solutions of Climate Mitigation in South & North; NGO Voices; Technology Mechanism"

Presentations from INFORSE-South Asia:
- Raymond Myles (INSEDA/INFORSE South Asia Coordinator), Usha Nair (AIWC), Zareen Myles (WAFD).
See Proceedings, Pictures at INFORSE-HELIO Side Event.

INFORSE has Consultative status at the UNFCCC and ECOSOC.
Read on INFORSE-Asia's participation on previous UN Conferences.

Southern Voices on Climate Change
21-23 November 2012, Doha Qatar
Pre-COP18 International Training Workshop:
Climate Change Advocacy

Organised by the Southern Voices on Climate Change Project.
Participant from INFORSE-Asia: Usha Nair (AIWC)
Read more on SV Pre-COP18 Workshop
South Aia Regional Meeting
August, 2013
South Asian level Regional Workshop of the Southern Voices Phase II
- Capacity building on Climate Change on August 21, 2013 at New Delhi, India
- Annual Knowledge Sharing and Learning on August 22 and 23, 2103 Workshop at Agra, India.
INFORSE-South Asia members made represented included: AIWC, INSEDA, WAFD from India; CRT from Nepal, IDEA Sri Lanka, Grameen Shakti from Bangladesh.
Pictures (1 page, pdf file, 250 kB)
20 - 22 June, 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rio+20, United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD)
Place: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
21 May, 2012, Bonn Germany
New report by the Southern Voices programme, involving INFORSE, Climate Action Network, CLACC and other networks:
Report Reveals Key Role for Civil Society in Policymaking in a Changing Climate.

Download the Report from the Project's web site:

Press Release: pdf file (21 kB)

Read more: INFORSE at the Southern Voices Project.
INFORSE South Asia Meeting
January 17 & 18, 2012, India
INFORSE - South Asia Regional Meeting
November 28 - December 9, 2011, Durban, South Africa
INFORSE participated as NGO observer at UNFCCC COP17.
INFORSE participation included:
Exhibition and a Side Event on December 2, 2011. Several INFORSE-Asia members participated (e.g. INSEDA, WAFD, and AIWC from India)
See more at INFORSE at COP17
November 1-2, 2011
INFORSE South Asia Regional Workshop

See article on the workshop in Sustainable Energy News No. 72:
"A Vehicle for Cooperation: INFORSE Regional Workshop", November 1-2, 2011, New Delhi, India, page 7.

1-page article (pdf file, 0.8 MB)
Posters pdf file , 1MB
November-December 2011
Posters on climate change and mitigation by implementation of energy renewable technologies. The posters were prepared, keeping member NGOs in view, and it was presented at the Regional Workshop and they were exhibited at the UNFCCC COP17 Conference. (pdf file, 1.0 MB)
INFORSE South Asia Regional Meetings
News from INFORSE South Asia:
- October 10, 2011 - INFORSE India National Workshop
- September 29, 2011 - INFORSE India National Workshop
- August 3, 2011, INFORSE Coordination Meeting in Nepal
Jan 2011 - June 2012
INFORSE Participates in the "Southern Voices" on Climate Change capacity building programme with focus on South Asian and African INFORSE regions and NGOs
29 November - 10 December, 2010
INFORSE participated as NGO observer at the UNFCCC COP16, Cancun, Mexico.

Among the INFORSE members, the delegates were:
- Emil Bedi, INFORSE-Europe Coordinator /FAE, Slovakia
- Raymond Myles, INFORSE-South Asia Coordinator /INSEDA, India
- Secou Sarr, ENDA, INFORSE-Africa Coordinator
- Pierre Dembele, Mali Folkecenter / HELIO International
- GERES, France

Read more at INFORSE-Europe's website.

Southern Voices on Climate Change

Southern Voices Group

3 December, 2010
Launch of a new NGO project - Southern Voices Capacity Building Programme.
The 2011-2012 Southern Voices programme was coordinated by CARE Denmark and was funded by DANIDA. INFORSE-Asia participated. Among the involved INFORSE organisations were: From Asia: INSEDA, India; From Europe: The Danish Organisation for Sustainable Energy (VE); From Africa: ENDA and Mali Folkecenter.
Read more about the new Project: Southern Voices on Climate Change.

- Top from left: William Chadza, CEPA, Civil Society Network on Climate Change, Malawi; Boubakar Fall, CLACC fellow, ENDA, Senegal; Emmanuel Seck, CAN West Africa, ENDA, Senegal; Hannah Reid, IIED; Ange David Baime, JVE, Ivory Coast, member of WANET CSD; Sherpard Zvigadza, CLACC fellow, ZERO, Zimbabwe; Poul Erik Lauridsen, CARE Denmark; Pierre Dembele, WANET CSD, Mali Folkecenter, Mali; Maiga Mahamadou Farga, CLACC Fellow, Amade Pelcode, Mali; Mónica Lópes Baltodano, Suswatch, Nicaragua.
- Bottom from left: Moussa Na Abou Mamouda, AfricaAdapt, ENDA, Senegal (previous CLACC Fellow); Sanjay Vashist, CAN South Asia; Charles Meschack, Tanzania Forest Conservation Group, member of Accra Caucus on REDD and Forests; Achala Chandani, CLACC Fellow Bangladesh, Caritas Bangladesh; Taukei Kitara, TuCAN, Tuvalu; Vivian Lanuza, Suswatch, Guatemala, Fundacion Solar; Raymond Myles, INFORSE South Asia, Inseda, India; Marstella Jack, CAN Micronesia; Maria Isabel Olazabal, Ibis Central America; Peter With, Coordinator, Southern Voices Capacity Building Programme; Mahima Njaidi, Mjumita Forest Network, Tanzania; Raja Jarrah, Care Tanzania, Accra Caucus; Betty, Mjumita Forest Network, Tanzania; Oumar Tankari, Care Niger; Maïmouna Konaré, FEMNET Mali, AWLAE; Elvin Nyakura, CLACC Fellow Kenya, ACTS.

Climate COP15
December 7-18, 2009
INFORSE participated as NGO observer at UNFCCC COP15 in Copenhagen, Denmark. INFORSE also had an exhibition stall and a side event both at the Bella Center and at the Klimaforum at the DGI-Center.
From the INFORSE-Asia, Coordinators and National Focal points participated: INSEDA (India), WACF (India), CRT (Nepal), and ISEP (Japan).
Read more on the INFORSE-Asia participation at COP15:

- December 14, 2009, COP15 Side Event at the Bella Center
Proceedings and Pictures

- December 9, 2009, COP15 side Event at the Klimaforum09
Pictures and Proceedings

- INFORSE exhibitions at Klimaforum'09 and at the
Bella Center
Climate COP14
December 15, 2008
INFORSE participated as NGO observer at UNFCCC COP14, December 1-12, 2008. INFORSE also had an exhibition stall and a side event.
From the INFORSE Asia Coordinators and National Focal points participated: INSEDA, AIWC (India), CRT (Nepal), ISEP (Japan).
Read more on the INFORSE participation at the conference at COP14
Sustainable Energy Solutions for Poverty Reduction INFORSE CD
January 2008
INFORSE-South Asia CD Published
Sustainable Energy Solutions for Poverty Reduction
Result of an INFORSE project 2005-08.
The CD includes the Manual in 5 languages: English, Hindi, Nepalese, Bangladeshi, Singhalese.

Order a copy at: INFORSE order page or at INFORSE-South Asia Coordinator (INSEDA in India), or at the project partners e.g. IDEA from Sri Lanka, CRT from Nepal, Grameen Shakti from Bangladesh, OVE in Denmark. Find contacts under "Search Members & Contacts" on the left side of this page

Main Documents are Available Online: Manual
Sustainable Energy News logo
July, 2008
INFORSE news from Sustainable Energy News 61, page 8:
- IDEA from Sri Lanka is inviting international volunteers.
Read more on IDEA at successes under Sri Lanka and the Project on Poverty Reduction Manual, or at the Current Situation under Sri Lanka.
- Road 2020 Haribon Rain forestation Campaign in the Philippines
- Ashden Award to Grameen Shakti and TIDE
- Solar Energy Leads in Indian Climate Action Plan
January 23-24, 2008
Workshop: INFORSE-Capacity Building in Bangladesh

Contact: Grameen Shakti, Bangladesh or Raymond Myles, INSEDA, INFORSE South Asia Coordinator
May 24-26, 2007
Workshop: INFORSE-Capacity Building Project National Workshop of NGOs in RETs for Poverty Reduction in India
Om Shanti Retreat Centre, Manesar, Gurgaon, India

(37 kB word file)

(pdf file 470 kB) or (word file 1.7 MB)
April-May, 2007
UN CSD Conference: INFORSE South-Asia organisations participated on the UNCSD 15, 2007.
Read more: here
March 2005 - January 2008
INFORSE organisations were focusing on a project on renewable energy and poverty reduction in Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh and India. The organisations collected successful examples of sustainable energy for poverty reduction and have developed guidelines for choosing the best solutions in given local circumstances. Follow the project's achievements:
Sustainable Energy News logo

You can find information about INFORSE-Asia in Sustainable Energy News as well as news about NGO-activities and international processes for sustainable energy.

Gender Theme in Sustainable Energy News
Link to the articles on Gender. Inputs are welcome to Judit Szoleczky Email:
Link to the full article on Improved kitchen in Sri Lanka, December 2007, here.
(under the title: Sri Lanka)

2005-2008 Project: INFORSE - South Asia is working on a project to provide NGOs with information and assistance to work better on sustainable energy for poverty alleviation.

INFORSE Vision 2050 & Planning for a Sustainable Energy Future
Ideas, resources for local & national plans: potential, barriers, computer models. Your guide to make proposals for sustainable energy development that follows implementation of the Kyoto Protocol.

Please send comments to the web master at:
or to the INFORSE-South Asia coordinator at:
Created: March 2005. Last updated: August 2017