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  • SEED Africa Symposium 2014 - Nairobi, Kenya | GVEP International
    experience explore partnerships and develop solutions to stimulate the growth of social and green entrepreneurship in Africa The event offers a variety of interactive sessions around innovative business models and collaborations that can drive the change to sustainable development More than 250 representatives will convene in Nairobi and discuss solutions to build an effective ecosystem for social and green enterprises For more information and registration please visit www seedinit org

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  • The role of multilateral climate funds in mobilising private investment: a detailed review of the CTF, GEF, SREP, PPCR and GEEREF | GVEP International
    of the CTF GEF SREP PPCR and GEEREF Posted on 31 Jul 2014 17 10 Publication Tags Energy finance The multilateral climate funds MCF are one example of how climate finance is being deployed to mobilise private investment Many of these funds have an explicit goal of engaging the private sector in part by attracting private finance to MCF investments Our research builds on ODI studies of the broader effectiveness of a number of multilateral climate funds as well as research to understand the private climate finance mobilised through the bilateral efforts of German Japanese UK and US programmes Although the MCF do not currently provide information on funds mobilised through private finance interventions PFIs they do in many cases disclose targeted volumes of finance and details of proposed financial structures Using this information we have compiled a detailed dataset of 93 PFIs representing 30 billion in MCF public and private investment with every 1 00 of public finance aiming to mobilise on average 0 80 of private finance In addition we can begin to identify patterns in those PFIs that target high levels of private investment Download the publication here Share this page GVEP Publications We produce a wide

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  • Renewable Energy in African SMEs | GVEP International
    factsheets Training material Resources Renewable Energy in African SMEs Posted on 9 Jul 2014 10 28 Publication Tags Renewable Energy The SE4All Energy Practitioner Network have published a report on African SMEs in the renewable energy sector In this study they provide an in depth analysis of the key industry players out of 370 identified companies and 60 institutions 77 SMEs were visited in 5 representative countries Senegal Ghana Cameroon Tanzania and Kenya This study provides an accurate and independent assessment of each company and its development prospects along with quantitative and qualitative indicators regarding business model technology scalability team social impact and investment readiness It is therefore not a new general study of the sector but rather a detailed panorama of existing players across several key countries in sub Saharan Africa This study has been realized in cooperation with local actors supporting African SMEs especially GVEP and ENDA Energy together with impact and social investment funds You can download the executive summary while the full study is available on etienne saintsernin outlook com Share this page GVEP Publications We produce a wide range of publications including studies reports guides and fact sheets Suggest a resource If you think we

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  • Clean cookstoves and fuels carbon projects: A catalog of carbon offsets for sale | GVEP International
    tonnes of CO2 offsets for immediate or future delivery to voluntary or compliance buyers valued at 167 3 million Many corporations and governments are already supporting the clean cooking sector by purchasing cookstove carbon offsets to voluntarily reduce their carbon footprint or to meet mandatory emission reduction targets Additionally many companies that are not currently offsetting their emissions have already broadly incorporated corporate citizenship and sustainability into their business practices including reporting on greenhouse gas emissions and supporting programs that deliver environmental economic development education health and social benefits The Alliance believes that carbon credits from clean cooking projects offer the perfect intersection of environmental stewardship and corporate citizenship by providing a powerful combination of social and environmental benefits such as ENVIRONMENTAL The use of clean cooking technologies can reduce fuel use by 30 60 resulting in fewer greenhouse gas emissions and helping to mitigate climate change Reducing the use of wood and charcoal also reduces pressure on forests lessening negative impacts on habitats and biodiversity including endangered species HEALTH Clean cookstoves and fuels are evidence based cost effective methods to prevent and control chronic and acute health effects such as child pneumonia lung cancer chronic obstructive lung disease heart disease and burns at the global regional national and local levels ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WOMEN S EMPOWERMENT The clean cookstove and fuel value chain offers new pathways for economic development and women s empowerment Women can participate in own businesses around and earn income from product design engineering manufacturing maintenance marketing distribution sales and related enterprise that involves cooking like restaurants and street food vendors LOCAL LIVELIHOODS EDUCATION Replacing traditional cookstoves with more efficient technologies can save households time and money often freeing up time to develop alternative livelihoods or receive an education In addition the clean cooking value chain offers

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  • Poor people's energy outlook 2014 | GVEP International
    presented thus far and brings our learning up to date The PPEO 2014 revisits our multidimensional Total Energy Access TEA approach that defines access as when the full range of energy supplies and services required to support human social and economic development are available to households enterprises and community service providers The TEA approach to defining and measuring access illustrates the depth and complexity of achieving substantive and transformational access

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  • Renewables 2014 Global Status Report | GVEP International
    Energy First released in 2005 REN21 s Renewables Global Status Report GSR provides a comprehensive and timely overview of renewable energy market industry investment and policy developments worldwide It enables policymakers industry investors and civil society to make informed decisions The report covers recent developments current status and key trends by design it does not provide analysis or forecast Download the report Share this page GVEP Publications We produce a

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  • Announcement for the Seventh Call for Proposal (CFP7) | GVEP International
    regions that can contribute to the reduction of poverty by promoting inclusive and job creating green economy and by improving energy security while mitigating global climate change EEP is jointly funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland lead donor the Austrian Development Agency ADA and the UK Department for International Development DFID while the EEP Coordination Office ECO is hosted by KPMG Oy Ab Finland in Hatfield Pretoria South Africa For the CFP7 the scope is limited to projects that deal with the development phase of concrete renewable energy and energy saving energy efficiency projects The proposed project must be comprised of activities that are part of a cycle that leads to further investment and commercialization The Eligible EEP activities are pilot projects demonstration projects and feasibility studies CFP7 applications are sought in two stages 1 concept notes current stage based on which successfully ranked applicants are invited to submit 2 full project proposals Concept note applications will be screened in terms of key criteria including of the following types a project or business idea b capability of the applicant s c development impacts and climate change mitigations d Scale up replication potential and or potential to mobilize future investment and e financial leverage co financing share CFP7 concept note stage submissions Announcement of the concept note application stage of CFP7 May 15th 2014 Concept note application form and related material can be found here Deadline for submission June 13th 2014 at 13h00 South African time GMT 2 Key information The maximum grant allocation for a selected CFP7 project can fall in the range 100 000 300 000 depending on the level of verifiable project co financing brought in by the project To be eligible projects should be implemented in one or more of the following partner countries

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  • Growing Power: Exploring energy needs in smallholder agriculture | GVEP International
    Training material Resources Growing Power Exploring energy needs in smallholder agriculture Posted on 23 May 2014 15 06 Publication Tags Productive use There is a growing interest in how to deliver energy services to people on a low income not just for household use but to earn a living the so called productive uses of energy One sector that deserves particular attention is smallholder agriculture Expanding access to modern energy services and equipment for farmers could help address food security gender empowerment and rural poverty But the issues are complex barriers plentiful and examples sparse of successful delivery at scale Rural electrification schemes have focused narrowly on supply rather than use of energy joined up approaches across sectors are lacking and the private sector is put off by the high risks and low returns This paper considers the why what and how of energy access for smallholders and related rural enterprises and invites discussion among experts practitioners and policy makers on the key priorities lessons learned and ways forward Download the document paper here Share this page GVEP Publications We produce a wide range of publications including studies reports guides and fact sheets Suggest a resource If you think we

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