CSTM, University of Twente
Nthabiseng Mohlakoana is a Post-Doctoral Researcher at the University of Twente’s Department of Governance and Technology for Sustainability (CSTM). Nthabi is currently coordinating a consortium with multiple partners and working on a project titled: Productive Uses of Energy in the Informal Food Sector under the DFID funded ENERGIA Gender and Energy Research Programme. This research takes place in South Africa, Senegal and Rwanda. She has many years of experience in research focusing on energy use by low-income urban and rural households, energy policy implementation analysis and gender and energy research. Nthabi completed her PhD at the University of Twente in 2014 with a thesis titled: “Implementing the South African Basic Alternative Energy policy: A Dynamic Actor Interaction”. This research focused on analyzing the implementation process of the Free Basic Alternative Energy policy by local municipalities in the rural areas of the Eastern Cape, South Africa. From 2006 to 2010, Nthabi was the ENERGIA National Focal Point (NFP) in South Africa where she headed the Gender and Energy Network of South Africa (GENSA). During this time she raised funds for the network to work on gender mainstreaming of energy policies and strategies, especially those affecting the low-income areas of South Africa.
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