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SELF is solar electrifying villages in Benin, West Africa

You know the first time I heard of Benin was in an art history class in undergrad?

It’s curious how some places in Africa are unique places to test new strategies for sustainable development. My time in Senegal was a mixture of deep traditions and new technologies and perspectives; I wonder if a closer attachment to the land will lead to less ego-attachment to high-energy consumption lifestyles…

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