Unleashing the power of human capital for effective deployment of REs in East Africa

Human capital is now recognized as a core dimension for any strategy designed to reduce energy poverty at the global and local levels. In this perspective capacity building needs to go beyond adding a training component to any intervention. It needs to be designed to fully deploy the power of human capital as a win-win opportunities for local community and private investors. Indeed while fostering ownership and empowerment it may create the enabling working environment to reduce some of the people related risk for private investors.