Sustainable Solar Webinar Series: Powering Agriculture and Re-localization of Food Supply Chains in Africa

Few countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are food secure. Yet, the last two years have been marked by alternating seasons of drought and floods. The situation in the Horn of Africa region has been exacerbated by a locust invasion. The Covid-19 pandemic has also caused disruptions in the supply of seeds, fertilizer and other farm […]

Part 1: Can the Bangladesh IDCOL model be used to finance solar home systems in Africa?

Part 1: Can the Bangladesh IDCOL model be used to finance solar home systems in Africa? The Covid-19 pandemic has affected the entire world and changed life as we had known it before. It is a defining moment for Africa, and we need to make good use of this opportunity especially in terms of increasing […]

Gender and Social Inclusion (GESI) Webinar: East Africa
Gender and Social Inclusion (GESI) Webinar: East Africa

In sub-Saharan Africa access to electricity in rural areas stands at 25% compared to 75% in urban areas. Up to 595 million people still do not have access to electricity in a season where many people are required to stay at home due to the raging COVID-19 global pandemic. According to GSMA, 50% of these […]

Gender and Social Inclusion (GESI) Webinar: Southern Africa
Gender and Social Inclusion (GESI) Webinar: Southern Africa

In sub-Saharan Africa access to electricity in rural areas stands at 25% compared to 75% in urban areas.  Up to 595 million people still do not have access to electricity in a season where many people are required to stay at home due to the raging COVID-19 global pandemic. According to GSMA, 75% of these […]

ACE-TAF Nigeria Launch
Supporting Rural Electrification in Nigeria

The United Kingdom has set up another funding window to improve electricity access to Nigerians and 14 other African countries, especially vulnerable rural communities and marginalised groups, using clean off-grid solar electricity. Expected to last for the next four years and funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the programme – Africa Clean […]

Programme Launch at the Africa Energy Market Place (AEMP) to support Off-grid solutions

The Africa Clean Energy Technical Assistance Facility (ACE-TAF) launched its programme in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, on 25-26 June, at the 3rd Round of the Africa Energy Market Place (AEMP). The AEMP is an African Development Bank’s energy sector platform involving country governments, private sector and development partners to review and fast-track priority transactions capable of […]

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