Caroline Kende-Robb

Caroline Kende-Robb is the former Executive Director of the Africa Progress Panel. Prior to joining the Africa Progress Panel, Caroline worked at the World Bank and International Monetary Fund for 16 years as a senior manager and technical expert in the regions of Africa, Europe and Central Asia, and East Asia and the Pacific. At the World Bank, Caroline led teams of technical experts to implement World Bank loans and grants and conducted policy research on a range of global issues including...
Who are Africa’s unsung energy heroes?

Who are Africa’s unsung energy heroes?

Do you know of inventors, organizations and/or entrepreneurs who are working to bring renewable electricity to their communities? Nominate them to be featured online and help us shine a light on their efforts! Across Africa citizens are tackling the energy gap at the grassroots level, often without wider recognition. As part of the roll-out for our new policy report detailing the potential off-grid and mini-grid energy solutions, we would like to present these Unsung Energy Heroes to a wider...


Background The Africa Progress Panel (APP) consists of a group of distinguished individuals, chaired by Kofi Annan, whose objective is to track and encourage progress in Africa and assess opportunities and threats to Africa’s development. The Panel underscores the shared responsibility between African leaders and their international partners for sustaining progress. The Panel members, who generously lend their time, use their judgment and experience to highlight pressing concerns, inspire...

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