Fossil fuel subsidies (USD, billions):
Fossil fuel subsidies with externalities (% of GDP):
The African Union Commission launched a new five-year continental Green Recovery Action Plan 2021-2027. The launch was officiated by H.E Felix Tshisekedi, Chairperson of the African Union and President of
The new EU-Africa partnership should focus on strengthening African governments and working with them on their renewable energy strategies, argues Jesse Ovadia. A new chapter in the EU’s relationship with
This Policy Research working paper is a product of the Energy and Extractives Global Practice Group at the World Bank Group. The paper provides an overview of experiences with fossil
The report examines from a gender perspective the impact of kerosene subsidies and their reform in Nigeria. The report finds that kerosene subsidies did not work well for poor women.
This New Climate Economy working paper examines energy subsidies in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) related to the production and consumption of fossil fuels (oil, gas and coal), and outlines opportunities and processes
It is well understood that increasing fuel product prices can be a shock for low-income households, requiring careful mitigation strategies to ensure that subsidy reform does not harm the most