CEGA's First Annual Photo Contest!

CEGA is accepting submissions of photos from the field to be used on our website and in print materials. Prizes of $150, $100 and $50 gift cards will go to the top three photos. Photos should be clear, highlight a subject or theme relevant to CEGA's work, and adhere to our photo policy. Photographers submitting winning photos will be notified of their awards by mid-September. Click for more information on how to apply. We look forward to reviewing your photos!

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New Working Paper on Rural Electrification in Kenya

A new working paper by CEGA affiliates finds that despite massive investments in grid infrastructure in Western Kenya, rural electrification rates remain low—5% for households and 22% for businesses—even for structures located within reach of the existing grid. The key feature of this research is a novel dataset of over 20,000 geo-coded structures, which clearly illustrate the extent to which rural Kenyans are living "under grid." 


August 2014 Impact Note Now Available

This month's edition includes research highlights in health and political science, news mentions on NPR and SciDevNet, and the kickoff of CEGA's first photo drive.