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The Poor People’s Energy Outlook 2016 provides pioneering new research into energy access planning from the perspective of the energy poor in Bangladesh, Kenya, and Togo.

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Doctors in Togo, West Africa have seen a 10% drop in tuberculosis death rates after redesigning diagnosis and treatment services in one of the country's health districts.

Lome — Togolese authorities welcomed the work of Chinese company ZTE Corp.

IT is ultimately transport infrastructure that has put West Africa en route to a brighter infrastructure future, says a Deloitte report.

Togo’s government plans to increase the supply of drinking water to residents of the capital, Lome, to 60,000 cubic meters this year from 40,000 cubic meters in 2014.

Minna — The government of Germany has earmarked 50 million Euros to be expended in 10 West African countries for training and research on climate change and land use management.

DUBAI: A Dubai initiative to provide potable water to five million people facing shortages in Asia and Africa has raised nearly $50 million (36.89 million euros), local media reported on Wednesday.

The January 2013 edition of the Climate and development Outlook focuses on Low Emissions Development Strategies (LEDS) and the work CDKN is undertaking with its partners in Central America, Togo, Cameroon, Southeast Asia and India.