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UNCTAD Report Shows that Electricity Is not Reaching the Poorest

UNCTAD calculations show that more than half the people living in Lesser Developed Countries (LDCs) lacked access to electricity in 2019. This is equivalent to some 570 million people without electricity.  UNCTAD estimates that in 25% of the 46 LDCs worldwide more than 75% of the population lack access to electricity. Rural electrification is particularly…

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