Ed Brown is senior lecturer in geography at Loughborough University in the United Kingdom. He is a political geographer who has worked on a range of development issues over the past 20 years including questions of governance, transparency, corruption and equity. He is the co-chair of the U.K. Low Carbon Energy for Development Network.
Substantially increasing energy access rates in Africa could potentially lift people out of poverty, create more dignified living conditions and expand economic opportunities. Ed Brown and Zivayi Chiguvare explain the role of the Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Program.