Developing market systems for pro-poor energy services: Practical Action’s experience

Delivered at the RGS conference in Exeter, UK in September 2015, this presentation introduces how we can conceptualise some delivery models for energy access as market systems, and describes the format, objectives and outputs of a Participatory Market Mapping Workshop (PMMW) using the example of a PMMW conducted with stakeholders in the ICS market in Rwanda

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