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Ashden Award 2019 for Innovative Finance to  Beyond the Grid Fund for Zambia (BGFZ)

BGFZAshden_smallEcosoluzioni is exited to announce this prestigious international prize in recognition of the work  of formulating and executing the BGFZ.  Daniele Guidi is part of the management  Team (REEEP) of this programme promoting off-grid energy access in   Zambia, and additionally took part in the design of this public-private partnership approach to development finance.  Implementing an innovative “public procurement” formula, BGFZ engages  private companies in a “result-based financing” scheme. To date, approximately  120.000 solar energy service contracts have been realized and the programme has stimulated circa USD 24 million of additional  private investment in the participating companies (June 27, 2019). The REEEP team in cooperation with NEFCO is now extending the approach under a new initiative Beyond the Grid for Africa. For a full press release click here: https://www.reeep.org/news/beyond-grid-fund-zambia-wins-ashden-award-innovative-finance.

GACSA Annual Forum – June 16, 2016 – FAO Rome: Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture is an inclusive, voluntary and action-oriented multi-stakeholder platform on Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA). Its vision is to improve food security, nutrition and resilience in the face of climate change. GACSA aims to catalyse and help create transformational partnerships to encourage actions that reflect an integrated approach to the PhotoGacsa 4three pillars of CSA.   Daniele Guidi represented the  CTI-PFAN in the panel of judges for the event CSA Innovator’s Pitch, during which tre initiatives have been presented and discussed on diverse and innovative approaches to sustainable and climate smart agriculture.

Final Conference OILECO Value Chains Project,  Madrid – 13 12 2013Madrid9IMG_1243

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