An integrated, sustainable fix is key to solving Africa's energy woes

October 2015
Architecture Update;10/14/2015, p1
The article focuses on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of the United Nations (UN) in response to the lack of energy supply in Africa. It mentions the integrated solutions for the sustainable development which include resilient infrastructure, introduction of universal health care, and education.


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