January 4, 2017 | Climate Home |In Venezuela, the country with more oil than any other, shopkeepers now weigh wads of banknotes, rather than count them. This year, inflation is forecast to top 1,600%. Shortages have lead to protests and violence. The military has expanded its powers to take over, among other things, the food supply in what some observers are calling a “slow motion coup”.
Media Coverage: Subsidy Reform: Expanding Opportunities for Women’s Welfare Gains, By Victoria Ibezim-Ohaeri
October 23, 2016 | Premium Times |
There is a significant and growing body of research regarding the impact and benefit of energy subsidies and reform with regards to the poor, but there is very little information or research regarding the impact and implications of energy sector reforms on gender.
Media Coverage: Over the past 10 years, Ukraine spent $ 53.6 billion on subsidies for gas to the population
June 1, 2016 | Energotrade |
(originally written in Ukrainian, below is a preview of translated copy) Ukraine from 2005 to 2015 directed to subsidize gas for the population of $ 53.6 billion. This was announced by Deputy Chairman of the Board of NJSC Naftogaz Ukrainy Sergei Konovets during the round table, UNIAN reports.