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Completed Programmes

Capacity Building on Electricity Reforms in Select South Asian Countries (RESA)

SAWTEE conducted this programme in collaboration with its India-based member institution CUTS-International, Jaipur. The overall objective of the programme was to increase the long-term capacity of CSOs; and improve consumers’ representation as a measure to enhance the effectiveness of regulatory regimes in the electricity sector in Bangladesh, India and Nepal. SAWTEE managed and implemented the Nepal component of the programme. RESA was supported by The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) and its beneficiaries were consumers, CSOs, grassroots consumer groups, the media, policy makers, electricity regulatory agencies, representatives from distribution companies, etc.