WISIONS of Sustainability

The main objective of WISIONS is to make clean energy a default solution for basic energy needs in developing regions, by helping local partners to identify successes and bring them to scale through regional networks, marketing and demonstration. Read more about WISIONS activities, goals and background.

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Webinar: Energy Justice in the UK, India and Myanmar

News from WISIONS posted on September 27th, 2017

A few weeks ago, the Low Carbon Energy for Development Network held its annual conference on the topic of "Equity and Energy Justice" at Durham University, UK. As a follow-up to this conference, Smart Villages is offering a webinar to share highlights of the event.Read moreMinimize

The webinar entitled "Perspectives on Energy Justice: Views from the UK, India, and Myanmar" takes place on 29 September 2017 at 12 PM UK Time.

Dipti Vaghela, coordinator of the Hydro Empowerment Network (supported by WISIONS) will share experiences from Myanmar in this webinar.

Read more and register here.


Meet the WISIONS Team at the 12th SDEWES Conference in Dubrovnik, Croatia

News from WISIONS posted on September 26th, 2017

The WISIONS team will participate in the 12th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems – SDEWES, to be held in Dubrovnik, Croatia from 4th – 8th October 2017.Read moreMinimize

This year’s conference is dedicated to the improvement and dissemination of knowledge on methods, policies and technologies for increasing the sustainability of development by de-coupling growth from natural resources and replacing them with knowledge based economy, taking into account its economic, environmental and social pillars. 

Our team will give a presentation entitled "Energizing the WEF-Nexus to Enhance Sustainable Development" on Thursday, 5th October.

More information, including a full conference programme and details on the venue, is available on the event’s website


New Article by the WISIONS Team Published in Sustainability Science

News from WISIONS posted on September 25th, 2017

A new article by the WISIONS team entitled "The Diffusion of Sustainable Family Farming Practices in Colombia: An Emerging Sociotechnical Niche?" has been published in "Sustainability Science". Read moreMinimize

There is significant potential for family farming to contribute to several dimensions of the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015. Our authors' research aims to provide insights to help strengthen sustainable family farming. We focus on initiatives that have advanced sustainable family farming innovations in Colombia and analyse the factors and dynamics that have led to the limited penetration of those innovations across the country. 

The full article is available online here.


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