United Kingdom Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) pursues the United Kingdom's national interests and project the UK as a force for good in the world. FCO promotes the interests of British citizens, safeguard the UK’s security, defend our values, reduce poverty and tackle global challenges with our international partners.
Efficiency for Access Launches New Efficiency for AgTech Campaign
The 2022 Efficiency for AgTech campaign highlights energy-efficient agricultural solutions that can enhance global food security and build climate resilience.
PRESS RELEASE: Off-Grid Solar Products Deliver High Satisfaction for Kenyan Consumers
CLASP, which leads the VeraSol quality assurance initiative, commissioned a study to evaluate consumers’ experiences with off-grid solar products in Kenya. This study was the first of its kind and sought to complement existing data gathered through laboratory testing by focusing on how consumers interact with quality-verified and non-quality verified products.
Efficiency for Access Design Challenge Showcases Prototypes at Dutch Design Week 2021
Six student teams from the Efficiency for Access Design Challenge 2020–2021 are showcasing their prototype designs in a virtual gallery at Dutch Design Week 2021.
Off- and Weak-Grid Appliance Market: Ethiopia
This country profile covers relevant market and appliance performance data for off-grid appliances sold in Ethiopia based on findings from an Efficiency for Access market survey. It provides market insights to help inform sector stakeholders and encourage higher market penetration for high-quality off- and weak-grid appropriate appliances.
Creating a More Resilient Food System Through Sustainable Refrigeration
690 million people go without enough food. What's more, 25–30% of food is lost or wasted every year. Close to 14% of food is lost unintentionally between harvest and distribution, meaning a high proportion of food grown never makes it to the market.
Efficiency for Access Research and Development Fund: Innovator Series – ISR-UC
Retrofitting refrigerators to create an affordable, energy efficient cooling solution.