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Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Energy Finance (SUNREF)

The objective of the SUNREF (Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Energy Finance) initiative developed by Agence Française de Développement (AFD) is to support financial institutions and their clients in order to boost financing for projects for sustainable natural resources management, with a focus on clean energy. SUNREF provides an affordable line of credit together with project development technical assistance to help develop energy investments. Phase 2, SUNREF, comprises Technical Assistance (TA) and credit facilities to provide banks with the necessary long-term financing to overcome financial barriers met by project sponsors. This is open to companies needing to gain easier access to green finance and banks seeking to develop their green finance portfolios.

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Specifications

Program website

https://www.sunref.org/en/

Type

Capacity Building
Investor

Geographical Scope

Kenya
Tanzania
Uganda
Western Africa
Micronesia

Type of Cap Building

Knowledge / Information

Funding / Investment / CapBuild type

Credit lines (loans). Capacity building

Technical or other assistance

A SUNREF technical assistance program generally comprises:

  1. The development of communication and information tools;
  2. The creation of a portfolio of energy efficiency and renewable energy subprojects eligible for the credit line;
  3. Capacity building for the different actors and knowledge transfers ù

Contact information

Name

https://www.sunref.org/en/contact/

Last update

Date

09-01-2018

Status

Accepting Applications Check Website

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