SIDA signs a five year agreement with the AECF
to fund SMEs in the Renewable Energy sub-sector in Seven African Countries
Each funding partner has a focus area or geographical
region that it wishes to impact upon
The portfolio is demonstrating how renewable energy technologies
have the potential to reach Africa’s rural poor.
Agriculture and Agribusiness accounts for 32% of GDP in sub-Saharan
Africa and employs 65% of the work force.
The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) is a US $304 million private sector fund that provides catalytic funding to enterprises in 24 countries across sub-Saharan Africa.
Agriculture and agribusiness accounts for 32 percent of GDP in Sub-Saharan Africa and employs 65 percent of
Renewable Energy and Adaptation to Climate Technologies (REACT) window is demonstrating how renewable energ