One Goal, Two Paths: Achieving Universal Access to Modern Energy in East Asia and the Pacific
2011 [pdf]. This flagship report of the East Asia and the Pacific Region outlines an ambitious program to eradicate energy poverty in the Region by 2030. Over 1 billion people in the EAP Region still lack the most basic access to electricity and modern cooking solutions and with every second household in the Region depending on solid fuels for cooking, indoor air pollution is a major health risk factor, particularly for women and children. This report urges the governments of EAP countries to work simultaneously on two paths: (1) to achieve universal electricity access and (2) to increase access to clean cooking fuels. Download full report.