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close this book Development in practice - Rural energy and development
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Abbreviations and acronyms

 

ASTAE

Asia Alternative Energy Unit

ESMAP

Energy Assessment and Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme

GEF

Global Environment Facility

GNP

gross national product

IFC

International Finance Corporation

ITDG

Intermediate Technology Development Group

kW

kilowatt

kWh

kilowatt hour

LPG

liquid petroleum gas

NGO

nongovernmental organization

OED

Operations Evaluation Department

PV

photovoltaic

TA

Technical Assistance

WDR

World Development Report