Seminar on "Faster than you think: Renewable Energy and Developing Countries" held
Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) organised a seminar titled “Faster than you think: Renewable Energy and Developing Countries” on 22 August, 2019 at BIDS Seminar Room. The presentation was done by Dr. Channing Arndt, Director, Environment and Production Technology Division at IFPRI.
The study examined sustainable opportunities to advanced energy technologies that are low cost, reliable and environmentally more benign for developing countries and found that the transition to renewable energy has a positive and stable impact on real GDP and aggregate employment despite shrinkage of the coal mining sector.
The seminar was attended by researchers from IFPRI and BIDS. Dr. K.A.S Murshid, DG, BIDS chaired the seminar.