Mobile for Development Resources


Renewable Energy for Mobile Towers


Tuesday 19 Jan 2021 | ClimateTech | Energy | Video |

In some low- and middle-income countries, mobile towers located off-grid or in areas with bad-grid connections, rely on diesel-powered generators that damage the environment. Watch this video to learn more about this challenge.

Africa’s Transition to Green Energy for Off-Grid Mobile Base Stations


Tuesday 29 Sep 2020 | ClimateTech | Presentation | Resource | Thrive Africa Side Sessions | Video |

During this session, hosted by GSMA’s CleanTech team, we will present insights from recently conducted research in green energy and highlight opportunities for the mobile industry to support the transition to more sustainable and circular business models.

Digital dividends in natural resource management: Why is digital technology vital to conservation in African Parks?


Thursday 8 Oct 2020 | ClimateTech | Resource | Thrive Africa Shorts | Video |

Learn how organisations like African Parks are using digital technology to restore ecosystems and fight climate change.

Renewable Energy for Mobile Towers: Opportunities for low- and middle-income countries


Monday 28 Sep 2020 | ClimateTech | East Asia and Pacific | Energy | Research | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa |

In this report, we examine the scale of the off-grid and bad-grid challenge in LMICs, and evaluate how the renewable energy landscape has changed.

Digital Dividends in Natural Resource Management


Wednesday 27 May 2020 | Case studies | ClimateTech | Disaster response | East Asia and Pacific | Global | Preparedness | Report | Research | Resilient technology | Resource | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa |

The GSMA CleanTech programme has conducted new research to explore the "digital dividends" of various types of technology on natural resource management in low- and middle-income countries.

What is e-waste?


Monday 11 May 2020 | ClimateTech | East Asia and Pacific | Infographic | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa |

With 50 million tonnes of e-waste being produced annually, it is the fastest growing waste stream in the world (PACE, 2019). E-waste poses environmental and health risks if treated inadequately. Therefore, better management of ...