EIB and Allianz Fund launch € 500 million climate fund

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Allianz Global Investors will launch a EUR 500 million fundraising operation to strengthen climate change mitigation and adaptation...

Nigeria: Starsight Energy, first company to obtain carbon credit accreditation

Starsight Energy, West Africa's leading commercial and industrial clean off-grid energy supplier, has become the first renewable energy company in Nigeria to achieve carbon...

Africa REN launches construction of the largest solar power plant in Burkina Faso

Africa REN, a pioneer of renewable energies in Africa, announces that it has launched the construction of the Kodeni Solar solar power plant, near...

Moroccan banks start climate reporting (the sub-Saharan subsidiaries concerned)

By Abashi Shamamba. Bank Al-Maghrib has implemented the directive on the financial risk management system related to climate change and the environment. The directive has...

Success of the first green bond issue in Africa

The first private initiative green bond issue from francophone West and Central Africa could pave the way for new issues in the region. The eight-year...

Côte d’Ivoire: a green bond of FCFA 121 billion for sustainable development

For the treatment of waste, the production of renewable energies and the preservation of biodiversity, the Ivory Coast is looking for 121 billion CFA...

IFC and Commercial International Bank unite to support Egypt’s green economy

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, together with Commercial International Bank - Egypt (CIB), will invest USD 100...

Bboxx and ADVENS GEOCOTON will provide clean energy to 2 million people in Burkina...

. Bboxx, a new generation electricity operator, is partnering with Advens Geocoton in a joint venture to enter and develop the Burkina Faso market....

Green Hydrogen in Africa and the World: Issues and Prospects

By H.M, international expert. Today, around 120 million tonnes of hydrogen are produced, 96% of which is from natural gas and coal by steam methane...

CRRH-UEMOA is once again equipping its shareholder banks and MFIs on the environmental and...

The UEMOA Regional Mortgage Refinancing Fund (CRRH-UEMOA), in partnership with the World Bank, organized on Monday 3 and Tuesday 4 May 2021, by videoconference,...

Ali Bongo calls for financing the climate debt of African countries

The Gabonese president pleaded for Africa during his speech on April 22, 2021 at the Leaders Climate Summit organized by his American counterpart Joe...

Thunderclap in Morocco: iconic Mustapha Bakkoury banned from leaving the territory

The news sent shock waves through. Mustapha Bakkoury, the executive chairman of the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (MASEN for its acronym in English),...

African Risk Capacity Insurance Limited appoints Jennifer Blanke into its Board

The African Risk Capacity Insurance Limited (ARC Ltd) has appointed Dr Jennifer Blanke to its Board of Directors. Dr Blanke was, until recently, the Vice-President...

African Risk Capacity Conference of Parties (CoP) Elects a New Director-General

The Conference of Parties (CoP) of the African Risk Capacity (ARC) has elected Mr. Ibrahima Cheikh Diong, of the Republic of Senegal as the new...
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