This report provides baseline information for the CHOICES-SA project. It incorporates 3 site visits involving OneWorld and representatives from the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), as well as a number of desktop research activities and broad stakeholder engagements results.

The report highlights to information and actions needed that is key to the next steps of Participatory Energy Surveys, Stakeholder Management, Communications planning, Investor Mapping and identification of Local Energy Resource Options.