This annual monitoring report provides an overview of the GEF portfolio managed by AfDB. It highlights lessons learned in 2014. According to the report, the AfDB GEF portfolio has been multiplied by 10 during the last five years.
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This report is intended to support policymakers who want to accelerate energy access by engaging private-sector participants in developing countries or regions.
This working paper examines how climate finance can be transformational by gleaning insights from nine low-carbon energy case studies that were selected to cover a variety of geographies, energy sources, and degrees of transformation.
The Biomass Energy Strategy (BEST) initiative aims to build awareness of biomass as Africa's main source of primary energy and to highlight its relevance to poverty alleviation efforts, especially among decision-makers at policy level.
According to the authors, this report reveals the major potential for societies to raise economic performance and extend significant environmental and social benefits through improved energy productivity.
This report identifies the main risks and barriers limiting investment. It also supplies a toolkit for policy makers, public and private investors, and public finance institutions to scale up their investments in renewable energy.
Sub-Saharan Africa trails other regions in providing access to electricity for poor urban and rural residents, according to the authors of this report.
The reform of energy subsidies is an important but challenging issue for sub-Saharan African countries. There is a relatively large theoretical and empirical literature on this issue.
This report analyses the impact of delivery models on the creation of sustainable welfare benefits. Three case studies are selected, comprising one renewable energy mini-grid project or programme from Nepal, Peru and Kenya.
This report outlines how the U.S.